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Johan Maurits drives out the Portuguese

Johan Maurits drives out the Portuguese
 
 

The governor of Brazil, Johan Maurits of Nassau-Siegen, drives out the Portuguese
The scene shows the capture of the fort of Povaçon, or Boaventura near Porto Calvo in 1637. The fort subsequently remained in the hands of the West India Company until 1645.

creator Meurs, Jacob van

(publisher)

Meurs, Jacob van

(engraver / etcher)

period

ca. 1671

material

paper

category print
technique

engraving

dimension

13,5 x 17 cm

number

185 B 14 deel II, p. 467

owner Koninklijke Bibliotheek
location(s) Porto Calvo
fortification(s) Bona Ventura, fort

survey / view   battle / taking / war (fight)   Person   European   flora   church / parsonage   building   procession  

Literature

  • Montanus, Arnout, De nieue en onbekende weereld: of beschrijving van America en 't Zuidland […] (Amsterdam, 1671)