Maurice Greiffenhagen: Montezuma's Daughter #3

It's an exciting, dynamic scene, wonderfully rendered and one of three Original interior illustrations appearing in the 1st edition of the adventure novel by H. Rider Haggard, published by Longmans, Green & Co 1893.   As the title suggests, Montezuma's Daughter concerns the adventures of Thomas Wingfield, an Englishman who unwillingly joins a Spanish expedition to "New Spain," and the resulting fictionalized account of the first interactions between the natives and European explorers.  During the course of the story, Thomas meets and marries the daughter of the native king (whence the title) This illustration appeared on page 124 with the caption “Next they carried me up the winding paths of the mighty Teocalli”   The artwork is monochrome black and white, gouache, watercolor, with some body color,  c. 17" x 13” custom matted and framed under glass to 21" x 17"   

Maurice Greiffenhagen: Montezuma's Daughter #3

SKU: 9512
$1,200.00Price

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