Engraving of Starving Spaniards Butchering the Bodies of Hanged Thieves by
Theodor de Bry
This engraving was included in Theodor de Bry's 1594-1596 edition of La
Historia del Mondo Nuovo by Girolamo Benzoni, originally published in 1565.
It depicts starving Spaniards cutting down the bodies of thieves hanged by
Pedro de Mendoza in order to eat them.