The Torture of Cuauhtémoc

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Leandro Izaguirre
published on 20 July 2022

An 1892 painting, The Torture of Cuauhtémoc, by Leandro Izaguirre. Cuauhtémoc was the last Aztec ruler and he was tortured by the conquistadors to find out the last deposits of gold in the city of Tenochtitlan. (National Museum of Art, Mexico City)

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Izaguirre, L. (2022, July 20). The Torture of Cuauhtémoc. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16169/the-torture-of-cuauhtemoc/

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Izaguirre, Leandro. "The Torture of Cuauhtémoc." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 20, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16169/the-torture-of-cuauhtemoc/.

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Izaguirre, Leandro. "The Torture of Cuauhtémoc." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Jul 2022. Web. 18 Aug 2022.

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