Ferdinandes Magalanes Lusitanus, plate 4 from "Americae Retectio"
A navigator (Magellan) sits on the prow of the ship, facing left in profile. Sea monsters are visible in the waters at left and right. At right a figure is seated on a rock and forces an arrow down his throat.
Engraver: Adriaen Collaert, Flemish, ca. 1560 – 1618
Accession Number: 1949-37-2
Medium: Engraving on off white laid paper
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Credit Line: Museum purchase through gift of Jacob H. Schiff
made in: Netherlands