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Christopher Columbus, frontispiece from volume 5 of Theodor de Bry's America

A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of engraving in black on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1595

Artist:

Attributed to Johann Theodor de Bry (German, 1561-1623)
after Sebastiano del Piombo (Italian, c. 1485-1547)

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Artist

Johann Theodor de Bry

Title

Christopher Columbus, frontispiece from volume 5 of Theodor de Bry's America

Origin

Germany

Date

Published 1595

Medium

Engraving in black on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

158 × 132 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Potter Palmer

Reference Number

1922.2202

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