D. Alonso de Ercilla Return to object viewer D. Alonso de Ercilla Creator Juan Moreno Tejada Arnal Place [Madrid] Publisher [Antonio de Sancha] Date ; 1751-1800 Notes Portrait of Alfonso de Ercilla y Zúñiga. Decorative elements include snakes, sword, and musical instruments such as horn, lyre, and sistrum.Ercilla y Zúñiga, as a Spanish soldier, fought against the Araucanians in Chile and while there began the epic poem, La Araucana, considered the finest Spanish historical poem. The poem tells of the courageous insurrection of the Araucanians, as well as relating the history of Chile and contemporary Spain. Part of Ercilla y Zúñiga, Alfonso de, 1533-1594La Araucana, Parte I.En Madrid; por D. Antonio de SanchaB776 E65a4 vol. 1 (copy 1) JCB Call Number B776 E65a4 vol. 1 (copy 1) Accession Number 07082 Format Visual Material Subject Artifacts, industry, and human activities Flora and fauna Portraits Portraits, Spanish 0.9X 0.5X Dimensions 10.1 cm. x 17.1 cm. Material ink paper Technique engraving Add to project Close notification Looks like you're on a mobile device To annotate, collaborate, and publish projects you need to switch to desktop.