Auction 97, Lot 498

"Wie ihre Festung war und wie sie gegen uns stritten [IIII]", Bry, Theodore de

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1592 (circa)

Publication: Grand Voyages

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.8 x 6.2 inches
19.8 x 15.7 cm

From Part III - Von Stanten's Voyages to Brazil in 1546-1555. Scene of a great battle between the natives and the Portuguese. The entire engraving is filled with fascinating images of Native American life, including the roasting of fallen enemies.

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Condition: A

Slightly weak impression. Paper laid in to repair torn corner in bottom margin.

Estimate: $160 - $180

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2001

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