The Capture of Atahualpa

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Celina Bebenek
by John Everett Millais 
published on 23 August 2021
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A painting portraying the capture of Atahualpa (r. 1532-33), the Inca emperor, by the Spanish conquistador and adventurer Francisco Pizarro on 16 November 1532. This capture was considered to be the first step of the long conquest of the Inca civilisation by the Spanish Empire. Painted by John Everett Millais in 1845. (Victoria and Albert Museum, London).

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Millais , J. E. (2021, August 23). The Capture of Atahualpa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14473/the-capture-of-atahualpa/

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Millais , John Everett. "The Capture of Atahualpa." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 23, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14473/the-capture-of-atahualpa/.

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Millais , John Everett. "The Capture of Atahualpa." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Aug 2021. Web. 20 Sep 2021.