Copperplate engravings and letter press text on verge type hand laid paper with watermark (not visible on all sheets). on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 23 x 17.5 cm. The image size is ca. 18 x 13.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 9.1 x 6.9 inch. The image size is ca. 7.1 x 5.3 inch.
Plate g 17: Gonzalo Pizarro killing one of his oponents supporting the Spanish king’s representatives. Gonzalo Pizarro y Alonso (1502 ï¿½ April 10, 1548) was a Spanish conquistador and younger paternal half-brother of Francisco Pizarro, the conqueror of the Inca Empire. Initially in support of the Spanish cause, he later faught the Spanish court after laws were enacted in support of indigenous people and limiting the power of the conquistadors. This attractive original old antique print originates from: ‘Naaukeurige Versameling der Gedenk-waardigste Zee en Land-reysen, na Oost en West-Indien, Mitsgaders andere Gewesten, ter eerster Ontdekking enn soo vervolgens van Verscheyde Volkeren, meerendels door Vorsten, of Maatschappyen Derwaarts gesonden, gedaan. Zedert het jaar 1526 tot 1529 …’, (transl.: Accurate accounts of memorable sea and land-voyages, to the East and West Indies and other regions, first discovering by different nations, mostly kings or companies send there. since 1525-1529.), published by Pieter Van Der Aa, Leiden 1706-1708. This section is part of this book and titled: ‘Seer aanmerkelijke scheepts-togten, gedaan door Franciscus Pizarrus, en Didacus Amagrus van Panama na Peru in den Jare 1526 …’ (Transl.: Very remarkable sea-voyages, by Franciscus Pizarro and Diego de Almagro to Panama and Peru in 1526 …)Artists and Engravers: Publisher: Pieter van der Aa (Leiden 1659 – 1733) was a Dutch publisher best known for preparing maps and atlases. Engraver: some plates or emblems in this work have the initials J.G. (Jan Goeree.) Jan Goeree (1670 ï¿½ 1731) was a draughtsman, engraver, poet and author. mainly active in Amsterdam. The son of Willem Goeree and pupil of Gerard de Lairesse.
Condition: Excellent given age. General age related toning and light staining. Original folding from binding. Please study scans carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-PERU-GONZALO PIZARRO ACTS-PL. 17-VD AA