José Migl. Carrera [facsimile signature.]
A very rare lithograph with large margins, 642 x 483mm. 25¼ x 19".
Full-length portrait, right hand resting on a map on which is marked 'Chile', 'Argentina' and 'Patagonia'. José Miguel Carrera Verdugo (1785-1821) was a Chilean general, and considered one the founders of independent Chile. He was the most important leader of the Chilean War of Independence. After the Spanish Reconquista he continued campaigning from exile, but was eventually betrayed and executed in Mendoza by the pro-San Martin military forces of the United Provinces of South America.
[Ref: 15182] £380.00