Engraving. 520 x 340mm, 20˝ x 13˝". Crack in plate mark.
Although this portrait is proported to be of Hernán Cortés 1485-1547), the Spanish conquistador who conquered the Aztec empire in Mexico, this is apocryphal. Velasquez's original painting, now in the Prado, is titled "The Jester Known as Don Juan de Austria".
[Ref: 17866] £120.00