Unknown. <em>Atahualpa, Fourteenth Inca, 1 of 14 Portraits of Inca Kings</em>, Probably mid-18th century. Oil on canvas, 23 5/8 x 21 3/4in. (60 x 55.2cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, Mary Smith Dorward Fund, Marie Bernice Bitzer Fund, Frank L. Babbott Fund, gift of The Roebling Society and the American Art Council, purchased with funds given by an anonymous donor, Maureen and Marshall Cogan, Karen B. Cohen, Georgia and Michael deHavenon, Harry Kahn, Alastair B. Martin, Ted and Connie Roosevelt, Frieda and Milton F. Rosenthal, Sol Schreiber in memory of Ann Schreiber, Joanne Witty and Eugene Keilin, Thomas L. Pulling, Roy J. Zuckerberg, Kitty and Herbert Glantz, Ellen and Leonard L. Milberg, Paul and Thérèse Bernbach, Emma and J. A. Lewis, Florence R. Kingdon, 1995.29.14 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.29.14_PS6.jpg)

Atahualpa, Fourteenth Inca, 1 of 14 Portraits of Inca Kings

Artist:Unknown

Medium: Oil on canvas

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Dates:Probably mid-18th century

Dimensions: 23 5/8 x 21 3/4in. (60 x 55.2cm) frame: 29 1/8 x 27 5/16 x 2 13/16 in. (74 x 69.4 x 7.1 cm)

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Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

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Accession Number: 1995.29.14

Image: 1995.29.14_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Portrait of Atahualpa, the Fourteenth Inca King, dressed in the finery of his office and holding a staff in his left hand. This portrait is part of a series of 14 Inca King portraits that is based on the engraving by Antonio de Herrera, which in turn is based on a painted prototype (see Converging Cultures, 1996, p. 239).

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