Theodorus de Bry, Leodinensis, Kupfferstecher und Kunsthandler.Geb. A.1528. d. Gest A.1598. d. 27 Martii Aetatis 70.
The famous portrait of Theodore de Bry (1528-98), holding a pair of compasses and a skull. A German, he was born in Liege but settled in Frankfurt, where he published an important collection of explorers' accounts known as the 'Grand Voyages'. This engraving is a posthumous version of a portrait he published himself, with a different title.
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