De Bry: Christianization
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"II. Christiani Ab Indianis Nefarie Et Fraudulenter trucidantur."
Johannes Eilollas and his Spanish mercenaries invading a native tribe and burning them gruesomely at the stake.
Original coloured copper engraving by Theodor de Bry (1561-1623) from “Americae pars VIII. Continens primo…“, Frankfurt 1599.
Print size: 13,5 cm x 17,8 cm, Sheet size: 32 x 22 cm
Beautiful print and colours, partly gilded, some small wormholes, minor soiling due to old age, altogether in very good condition.