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Conquest and Discovery of the New Kingdom of Granada in the West Indies of the Ocean Sea and Foundation of the City of Santa Fe de Bogotá
Little is known about Juan Rodríguez Freyle, the author of Conquista i descubrimiento del Nuevo Reino de Granada de las Indias Occidentales del Mar Océano y fundación de la ciudad de Santa Fé de Bogotá (Conquest and discovery of the New Kingdom of Granada in the West Indies of the Ocean Sea and foundation of the city of Santa Fe de Bogotá), a work commonly known as El carnero (The billygoat). He was born in April 1566 in Santa Fe de Bogotá, the first city in the Colombian part of ...
Entrance to Bogotá through San Victorino, Province of Bogotá
This watercolor by Manuel María Paz (1820–1902) depicts the San Victorino entrance to Bogotá. In the background, as identified by the caption on the painting, are the snow-capped peaks of Tolima, Quindío, Santa Isabel, Ruíz, and Mesa de Herveo. San Victorino was already a well-developed route out to the west of the city in the 18th century. The scene shows people of different social classes, oxen, carriages and carts, and men on horseback. The watercolor is typical of Paz’s work, which captured the diversity of the population of ...