"Hernan Cortes Spanish Conquistador For Charles V"Portrait Hernan Cortes (1485-1547) Spanish conquistador on behalf of Emperor Charles V, signed lower right R of Lasada. Cortes notably captured the Aztec Empire, led numerous expeditions to discover South America but also North. His conquests marked an important stage in the Spanish colonization of the Americas at the start of the Renaissance. This oil on canvas presents him in cuirass on which he wears a fur coat, he is wearing a large red hat typical of the time. The realism of the portrait makes it very alive, especially at the level of the look. Good condition, some repainted and small reinforcements on the canvas visible on the back. Delivery costs Metropolitan France 20 euro, Europe 30 euro, rest of the world 45 euro.