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Auction 195, Lot 414

"Atabalipa Frere de Guascar Inca ou Empereur du Perou", Mallet, Alain Manesson

Subject: Peru, Native American

Period: 1684 (published)

Publication: Beschreibung des Gantzen Welt-Kreisses...

Color: Hand Color

4.1 x 6.1 inches
10.4 x 15.5 cm
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A lovely small portrait of Atahualpa (also known as Atabalipa), who was the last ruler of the Incas. He wears a feathered headdress and holds an arrow.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 152-53; Pastoureau, MANESSON-MALLET I B.

Condition: A

A dark impression on a watermarked sheet with minor toning and faint, marginal foxing.

Estimate: $80 - $95

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/15/2023