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Americae Retectio: Colombus discovers America - A.Collaert

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Americae Retectio: Colombus discovers America - A.Collaert / Description: The Discovery of America: Christopher Columbus on his Ship; Columbus stands on deck at centre, holding a banner with Christ on the cross, his own coat-of-arms is attached to the mast, a dove with a cross perches on the prow; Diana at left, adorned with bow and arrows and a crescent moon, guides the vessel; Neptune and other sea creatures stir up the waters at right, another ship is just visible to far left; CHRISTOPH. COLVMB.' Lettered below the image: 'CHRISTOPHORVS COLVMBVS LIGVR terroribus Oceani superatis alterius p[a]ene Orbis regiones a se inventas Hispanis regibus addixit. An. salutis ?.VIIIDafter Jan van der Straet Engraving / Dimensions: 20,50 x 27,10 cm / Condition: Good impression on watermarked paper trimmed on the image borderline, slightly inside top middle and bottom. / Literature: New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 1200 (The Collaert Dynasty) New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 343.II (Johannes Stradanus) Baroni Vannucci 1997 698.2) The Discovery of America: Christopher Columbus on his ship; Columbus stands on deck at centre, holding a banner with Christ on the cross, his own coat-of-arms is attached to the mast, a dove with a cross perches on the prow; Diana at left, adorned with bow and arrows and a crescent moon, guides the vessel; Neptune and other sea creatures stir up the waters at right, another ship is just visible to far left; after Jan van der Straet Engraving Ship surrounded by mythological sea nymphs and sea gods with Neptune or Poseidon being drawn by hippocampi (or seahorses) in the background. Decorative elements include sea monsters, whales, fish, anchors, banner with crucifix, a dove holding a cross, bow and arrows, and a banner with Columbus' coat of arms. Inscription: Christophorus Columbus Ligur Terroribus Oceani superatis alterius pene Orbis regiones à se inventas Hispanis regibus addixit An. Salutis Inventor: Jan van der Straet (1523 - 1605 ) Straet, also known as Joannes [or Johannes] Stradanus, compiled a series of four prints under the title Americae retectio in 1592, issued in celebration of the centennial of Columbus' discovery of the New World; Engraver: Adriaen Collaert (c.1560 - 1618) Engraver and major publisher in Antwerp. Son of Jan Collaert I. Married daughter of Philips Galle in 1586. Publishing from c.1588. Played various roles in the Guild of Saint Luke in Antwerp. Publisher: Philips Galle ( 1537 - 1612) Leading engraver and print dealer based in Antwerp; born in 1537 in Haarlem, it's possible that he was a pupil of Dirk Volkertsz. Coornhert, moved to Antwerp where he worked in the workshop of Hieronymus Cock . After 1557 he started his own publishing and print business, for which he travelled extensively: in 1560-61 he visited the southern Netherland, France, Germany and Italy. After 1564 he settled in Antwerp, where he acquired citizenship in 1571. One of the most prolific publishers in Europe in the second half of the sixteenth century after Cock died in 1570. He was also executor of Cock's estate after his widow, Volckxen Diercx, died in 1600; he acquired many of Cock's plates and re-published them. / Medium: Engraving /Circa: 1589
Americae Retectio: Colombus discovers America - A.Collaert / Description: The Discovery of America: Christopher Columbus on his Ship; Columbus stands on deck at centre, holding a banner with Christ on the cross, his own coat-of-arms is attached to the mast, a dove with a cross perches on the prow; Diana at left, adorned with bow and arrows and a crescent moon, guides the vessel; Neptune and other sea creatures stir up the waters at right, another ship is just visible to far left; CHRISTOPH. COLVMB.' Lettered below the image: 'CHRISTOPHORVS COLVMBVS LIGVR terroribus Oceani superatis alterius p[a]ene Orbis regiones a se inventas Hispanis regibus addixit. An. salutis ?.VIIIDafter Jan van der Straet Engraving / Dimensions: 20,50 x 27,10 cm / Condition: Good impression on watermarked paper trimmed on the image borderline, slightly inside top middle and bottom. / Literature: New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 1200 (The Collaert Dynasty) New Hollstein (Dutch & Flemish) 343.II (Johannes Stradanus) Baroni Vannucci 1997 698.2) The Discovery of America: Christopher Columbus on his ship; Columbus stands on deck at centre, holding a banner with Christ on the cross, his own coat-of-arms is attached to the mast, a dove with a cross perches on the prow; Diana at left, adorned with bow and arrows and a crescent moon, guides the vessel; Neptune and other sea creatures stir up the waters at right, another ship is just visible to far left; after Jan van der Straet Engraving Ship surrounded by mythological sea nymphs and sea gods with Neptune or Poseidon being drawn by hippocampi (or seahorses) in the background. Decorative elements include sea monsters, whales, fish, anchors, banner with crucifix, a dove holding a cross, bow and arrows, and a banner with Columbus' coat of arms. Inscription: Christophorus Columbus Ligur Terroribus Oceani superatis alterius pene Orbis regiones à se inventas Hispanis regibus addixit An. Salutis Inventor: Jan van der Straet (1523 - 1605 ) Straet, also known as Joannes [or Johannes] Stradanus, compiled a series of four prints under the title Americae retectio in 1592, issued in celebration of the centennial of Columbus' discovery of the New World; Engraver: Adriaen Collaert (c.1560 - 1618) Engraver and major publisher in Antwerp. Son of Jan Collaert I. Married daughter of Philips Galle in 1586. Publishing from c.1588. Played various roles in the Guild of Saint Luke in Antwerp. Publisher: Philips Galle ( 1537 - 1612) Leading engraver and print dealer based in Antwerp; born in 1537 in Haarlem, it's possible that he was a pupil of Dirk Volkertsz. Coornhert, moved to Antwerp where he worked in the workshop of Hieronymus Cock . After 1557 he started his own publishing and print business, for which he travelled extensively: in 1560-61 he visited the southern Netherland, France, Germany and Italy. After 1564 he settled in Antwerp, where he acquired citizenship in 1571. One of the most prolific publishers in Europe in the second half of the sixteenth century after Cock died in 1570. He was also executor of Cock's estate after his widow, Volckxen Diercx, died in 1600; he acquired many of Cock's plates and re-published them. / Medium: Engraving /Circa: 1589

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