Hernan Cortes (1485-1547) Spanish Conquistador who’s expedition caused the fall of the Aztec Empire which began the Spanish colonization of the Americas



Engraved by W. Holl after the copy of the original by Cristofano di Papi dell’ Altissimo in the Uffizi Florence, for ‘Knight’s Gallery of Portraits’ edited by Charles Knight, London 1836.

Steel engraving
Digital image size 2398 x 3018 px
20.3 cm x 25.6 cm (300 dpi)