The Inca and the Conquistador

Beginning with the portraits of the Inca Atahualpa and the Spanish Conquistador Francisco Pizarro, this exhibition looks at the crucial turning point in South American history when two different worlds and powers meet, marking a time of radical political and cultural change.
, 'Portrait of Francisco Pizarro,' 1835, Musée du quai Branly

Amable-Paul Coutan

Portrait of Francisco Pizarro, 1835

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Gobelet cérémoniel avec scène maritime (Ceremonial goblet with maritime scene),' 1000-1450, Musée du quai Branly

Gobelet cérémoniel avec scène maritime (Ceremonial goblet with maritime scene), 1000-1450

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Pince, bâtonnet à chaux et perles (Tongs, rod of slaked lime and pearls),' 1450-1532, Musée du quai Branly

Pince, bâtonnet à chaux et perles (Tongs, rod of slaked lime and pearls), 1450-1532

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Vase-siffleur à double corps: guerrier armé d'une massue et tenant une tête coupée (Double-bodied whistling vase: warrior armed with a club and a severed head),' 1000-1450, Musée du quai Branly

Vase-siffleur à double corps: guerrier armé d'une massue et tenant une tête coupée (Double-bodied whistling vase: warrior armed with a club and a severed head), 1000-1450

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Récipient rituel (Ritual vessel),' 1450 -1532
, Musée du quai Branly

Récipient rituel (Ritual vessel), 1450 -1532

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Figurine de lama (Llama figurine),' 1000-1450, Musée du quai Branly

Figurine de lama (Llama figurine), 1000-1450

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Figurine anthropomorphe (Anthropomorphic figurine),' 1450 -1532, Musée du quai Branly

Figurine anthropomorphe (Anthropomorphic figurine), 1450 -1532

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Male figurine,' 1450 -1532, Musée du quai Branly

Male figurine, 1450 -1532

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Siège (Seat),' 1450 -1532, Musée du quai Branly

Siège (Seat), 1450 -1532

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Don Francisco Pizarro est tué par Don Diego de Almagro le jeune (Don Francisco Pizarro gets killed by Don Diego de Almagro the Younger),' 1615, Musée du quai Branly

Guaman Poma

Don Francisco Pizarro est tué par Don Diego de Almagro le jeune (Don Francisco Pizarro gets killed by Don Diego de Almagro the Younger), 1615

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Aryballe à décor de spondyles (Aryballos decorated with spondylus),' 1450-1532, Musée du quai Branly

Aryballe à décor de spondyles (Aryballos decorated with spondylus), 1450-1532

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Tunique masculine d'enfant, uncu (Tunic for a young boy),' c. 1500, Musée du quai Branly

Tunique masculine d'enfant, uncu (Tunic for a young boy), c. 1500

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Quipu,' 1450 -1532, Musée du quai Branly

Quipu, 1450 -1532

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Tunique (Tunic),' 1450-1532 A.D., Musée du quai Branly

Tunique (Tunic), 1450-1532 A.D.

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Portrait of Huascar Inca XIII,' 19th century, Musée du quai Branly

Portrait of Huascar Inca XIII, 19th century

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Figurine zoomorphe : lama (Zoomorphic figurine: llama),' 1450 -1532, Musée du quai Branly

Figurine zoomorphe : lama (Zoomorphic figurine: llama), 1450 -1532

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)

, 'Gobelet cérémoniel (Ceremonial goblet),' 18th century, Musée du quai Branly

Gobelet cérémoniel (Ceremonial goblet), 18th century

"The Inca and the Conquistador" at Musée du quai Branly, Paris (2015)