Engraving with very large margins. 170 x 120mm (6¾ x 4¾").
Portrait of Simon Grynaeus (1493-1541), a German scholar and theologian of the Reformation. In 1532 he published the first general history of travels, the 'Novus orbis regionum ac insularum veteribus incognitarum' with Johann Huttich. It contained a world map by Munster with decorations attributed to Holbein.
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