Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Francisco Pizarro Funeral of Atahualpa Inca Empire

November 14, 1533 – Conquistadors from Spain under the leadership of Francisco Pizarro arrive in Cajamarca, Inca Empire.

Funeral of Atahualpa. Artist: Luis Montero (1828-1869). Date: 1868. Medium: oil on canvas. Current location: Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI)

One of the main events in the conquest of the Incan Empire was the death of Atahualpa, the last Sapa Inca on 29 August 1533

This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF. Works published before 1923 in this case 1868, are now in the public domain.

This image is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris), in this case, Luis Montero (1828-1869), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from the last day of that year. +sookie tex

Francisco Pizarro Funeral of Atahualpa Inca Empire

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