More Information: The unusual subject of this painting is the capture of the Inca emperor Atahualpa by the Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1532. As a model for Pizarro, Millais used an actor who had recently appeared in a play of the same name. Millais was only 16 when he painted this work. It belonged to his half-brother.
Materials and Techniques: oil on canvas
Dimensions: Height: 128.3 cm estimate, Width: 171.7 cm estimate
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