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Theodor de Bry (1528-1598) - Ontdekking Amerika - Indianen testen de onsterfelijkheid van de Spanjaarden - 1594

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ETS + dated title page

Technique: Etching
Year: 16th century
Condition: Overall in good condition
Title of artwork: Ontdekking van Amerika - 1594
Signature: Not signed
Artist: Theodor de Bry (1528-1598)
Sold with frame: No
Total dimensions (in cm): 32 x 23,50 cm blad
Picture size (in cm): 16,50 x 20,20 cm op plaatrand

Beautiful watermark in the paper Very good condition in the plate frame, the margins with some spots and tears.
With the German text printed under the etch, no text verso

Indians wanted to try out if the Spaniards were immortal people by drowning a Spaniard in the sea (...)
Theodor de Bry (1528-1598)

"Indians wanted to try out if the Spanish were immortal by drowning a Spaniard in the sea (...)". Copper engr., ill. to h. Benzoni, History of (..) Indians (...) ". From: America pars quarta, Frankfurt 1597. 4th book of T. de Bry’s travel works: Travels of Girolamo Benzoni to America 1541/56.


Event date: 1541
Image date: 1597

Print by Theodor de Bry from the original edition (1597) one of the most beautiful works of exploring ever.
Added tittle sheet with info about author and dating

...des célébres "Grands Voyages" de Théodore de Bry (1528-98). Compilation of narratives of the quest and the colonisation of the ‘New World’ which was met with great success by the general public, seduced by the dreamlike narratives and the extraordinary images.

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