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Auction 174, Lot 289

"[Untitled - Inca Gold Goes to Panama]", Bry, Theodore de

Subject: Nombre de Dios, Panama

Period: 1631 (circa)

Publication: Grands Voyages, Part VI

Color: Hand Color

7.3 x 6.1 inches
18.5 x 15.5 cm
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This engraving depicts the Spaniards loading gold onto ships docked at Nombre de Dios bound for Spain. There was infighting at the time between Pedro de la Gasca and Gonzalo de Alvarado y Contreras, as seen here with several Spaniards bound in chains, hung in a tree, or being stabbed. On a sheet of German text measuring 9.0 x 14.4".


Condition: A

Minor toning and soiling.

Estimate: $220 - $250


Closed on 9/11/2019