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On his return to Hispaniola, Columbus punishes the seditious Spanish


This beautifully preserved engraving from the Grands Voyages, de Bry's monumental collection of history and travel narratives, depicts the hanging of rebellious Spaniards on the orders of Columbus, who had returned to Hispaniola on September 9, 1494, to find the island in disorder and chaos.
Item Number: F1909
Cartographer: Theodor de Bry
Place & Date: Frankfurt / 1594
Size: 8 3/4" x 12 1/2" (overall sheet)
Condition: b&w
Price: $165.00