Schmidl, Ulrich (1510-1579) (after). Medium: engraving. Date: 1599. Ulrich Schmidl joined the Spanish conquistador Pedro Mendoza's (1487-1537) expedition to Argentina in 1534; He wrote an account of his experiences, of which this image is an illustration, and is credited as the first historian of Argentina; This image shows the native Carios, or Guarani, people of Paraguay; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.