1875 Etching Louis Gallait Art Oath Juan de Vargas Machuca Duke Alva XATA7

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"The Oath of Vargas"

This is an original 1875 black and white etching of a painting by Louis Gallait entitled "The Oath of Vargas" that portrayed Spanish soldier and politician Juan de Vargas Machuca swearing an oath to the Duke of Alva.

CONDITION

This 138+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. Small chip - top margin.

  • Product Type: Original Etching; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.75 x 6.75 inches; 20 x 17 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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This piece was illustrated by Gallait, Louis. There is no visible artist signature.

Reproductive art by Paul Rajon.

Keywords specific to this image: 16th Century

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