Posthumous portrait by Federico de Madrazo
Saint James the Moor-slayer by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest).
Inés de Suárez beheading the hostages

Once in Peru, Valdivia became attached to the widow Inés de Suárez, who was to accompany him to Chile as his mistress.

- Marina Ortiz de Gaete

In exchange for being freed, and his confirmation as Royal Governor, he was forced to relinquish her and to bring to Chile his wife, Marina Ortiz de Gaete, who only arrived after Valdivia's death in 1554.

- Inés Suárez

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Posthumous portrait by Federico de Madrazo

Pedro de Valdivia

Spanish conquistador and the first royal governor of Chile.

Spanish conquistador and the first royal governor of Chile.

Posthumous portrait by Federico de Madrazo
Alonso de Ovalle's 1646 engraving of Pedro de Valdivia.
Pedro Lira's 1789 painting of the founding of Santiago by Pedro de Valdivia at Huelén Hill.
Alonso de Ovalle's 1646 engraving of Valdivia, Villagra and Alderete.
House of Pedro de Valdivia in Santiago de Chile, along with the Vera Cruz capel, as pictured by Recaredo Santos Tornero in Chile Ilustrado (1872).
Statue of Pedro de Valdivia (Santiago, Chile)
Last moments of Pedro de Valdivia of Nicolás Guzmán Bustamante

Valdivia had married Marina Ortíz de Gaete in Spain.

In Peru he became attached to Inés de Suárez, a widow who accompanied him to Chile as his mistress.