José Gil de Castro. Pintor de la Independencia Americana. Jaime Eyzaguirre.

José Gil de Castro. Pintor de la Independencia Americana.

Santiago de Chile: Sociedad de Bibliófilos Chilenos, 1950. xiii, 38 pp. + illus. Illus. with 76 b/w plates and reproductions. 4to. Unbound quires in quarter-cloth paper-covered portfolio, pocket, with silk holder bound in. First edition. A fine copy in a very good portfolio with minor edgewear. Item #38189

No. 43 of 102 copies. 76 portraits of figures from the South American War of Independence by José Gil de Castro (1785-1841), an afro-Peruvian artist who marched with the liberating forces and whose portraits of its heroes are imbued with his revolutionary zeal. OCLC shows only 3 copies: UMich, UNC, BN Chile.

Price: $200.00

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