Auction 157, Lot 728

"Canoe degli Habitanti della Virginia... [on sheet with] Habitante della Nuova Zembla... / Battello degli Groenland...", Coronelli, Vincenzo Maria

Subject: Prints Native American

Period: 1690 (circa)

Publication: Isolario dell' Atlante Veneto

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.1 x 15.4 inches
25.7 x 39.1 cm

This engraving shows Native Americans with their fishing vessels. At top are Native Indians from Virginia in a canoe carved from a tree trunk. At bottom are an inhabitant from Novaya Zemlya carrying a canoe while holding a spear, and an inhabitant from Greenland, whose boat is covered with a whale skin. The elaborate border was printed from a separate plate.

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Condition: A

A crisp impression on watermarked paper with wide margins.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Unsold

Closed on 5/4/2016

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