Engraving, Sheet 80 x 65mm, 3¼ x 2½". Trimmed, laid on album paper.
Portrait of Benedictus Arias Montanus (1527-98), the Spanish orientalist whose polyglot edition of the Bible caused him to be denounced to the Inquisition, but he was aquitted. His works contained a number of maps relating to biblical studies, including the world, the Holy Land and Jerusalem.
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