Columbus Welcomed by Demitrius in the Caribbean Sea, from America (Volume IV) of the series "India Occidentalis (Grandes Voyages)"

Johann Theodor de Bry, German, 1561 - 1623
after Jan van der Straet, Netherlandish, 1523 - 1605



Engraving and letterpress on fine weight book paper

Second Edition

Plate: 5 11/16 × 7 13/16 in. (14.5 × 19.9 cm)

Sheet: 12 1/2 × 8 9/16 in. (31.7 × 21.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: Germany, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, in letterpress, upper center: AD LECTOREM.; printed, in letterpress, below image, lower center: THEODORVS DE BRY BENEVOLO LECTORI.

Course History

OSHER, European Manuscript and Print Culture (1300-1600), Daniel Abosso, Fall 2019


Argosy Bookstore, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1954.

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