Antique Print-DUTCH CONQUEST-NATAL-RIO GRANDE-BRAZIL-Commelin-Leti-1690

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150.00

‘VEROVERINGE VAN RIO GRANDE IN BRASIL ANNO 1633.’

– This print shows a view of Rio Grande in Brasil, in present day Natal, conquered by the Dutch during the reign of Frederick Hendrick van Nassau, Prince of Orange. We see the Portugese fortress at the mouth of Rio Grande and many ships.

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Description

This print shows a view of Rio Grande in Brasil, in present day Natal, conquered by the Dutch during the reign of Frederick Hendrick van Nassau, Prince of Orange. We see the Portugese fortress at the mouth of Rio Grande and many ships.

Made by an anonymous engraver after Commelin-Leti.

Medium: Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper. Watermark: Yes.

Sheet size: 37.8 x 30 cm (14.88 x 11.81 inch). Image size: 37 x 28.5 cm. (14.57 x 11.22 inch).

Condition: good, given age. Folds as published. Small paper loss in upper right corner. Creases. Stain on right and left side. Tear restored in fold and margin. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

DUTCH CONQUEST-NATAL-RIO GRANDE-BRAZIL | RBOS-A8-11

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

This attractive print originates from ‘Teatro Belgico’ by Gregorio Leti, a reverse copy after the plate in a book by Isaac Commelin or Commelijn about the Prince of Orange.

Biography artist: Gregorio Leti (1630-1701) was a history and satire writer, born in Milan and later moved to England. He wrote for Charles II a history of England, but fled to Amsterdam after insulting Charles. In Holland he worked on his book about the history of the seven Provinces: ‘Teatro Belgico’.

Additional information

Dimensions 30 × 37 × 1 cm

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