Auction 98, Lot 245

"… der Bya und Meerbusems de Todos os sanctos…", Anon.

Subject: Brazil

Period: 1700 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.5 x 7.5 inches
36.8 x 19.1 cm

View of the Dutch fleet's capture of the city of Salvador, under the command of Admiral Jacob Willekes in 1624. Inset at left is a small map of the vicinity in a scroll cartouche. Title in a banner cartouche at top. The view was originally produced by Nicolas Visscher and here copied for an unknown German publication.


Condition: B

Small hole at lower left with rust stain. Binders trim nearly to neatline.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $425

Closed on 3/6/2002