Author: Figure as a drawing Maea Joseph (1760-1826) in angels. inf. left and as record. Barcelón Juan (1739-1901)
Title: Portrait of Vasco Núñez de Balboa.
Publication: Imprenta Real, 1791 Madrid
Technique: Etching and burin, sweet carving.
Belongs to: Portraits of the illustrious Spaniards with an epitome of their lives (Madrid, 1791)
Dimensions: footprint of the plate 360 x 240 mm, in 500 x 350 mm sheet.
Inscription at the bottom of the stamp: “VASCO NUÑEZ DE BALBOA. Discoverer of the South Sea. He was born in Xeréz de Extremadura in the year of 1475. and was killed at Acla in 1517.”
State of conservation: Paper affected by light exposure, very little rust.