Portrait of Abraham Ortelius (Abraham Ortel), famous cartographer born in Antwerp and after studying Greek, Latin and mathematics set up business there with his sister, a...
Date: Antwerp, c.1650
Date: Antwerp, c.1595
Portrait of Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506), explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in north-western Italy. Under th...
Publisher: PASSE, C.
Date: Antwerp, c.1700
Stunning full portrait of the Imperial Geographer of the Holy Roman Empire, Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) who was born in the Bavarian town of Kammlach. Educated at a...
Publisher: HOMANN, J.B.
Date: Nuremberg, c.1740
Very decorative portrait of Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, &quo...
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599