Columbus Christopher, Portrait of a Man Said to be by Sebastiano del Piombo

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A Museum Quality Print of a Portrait of a Man, Said to be Christopher Columbus painted by Sebastiano del Piombo. This oil on canvas was finished by the Venetian Master of High Renaissance in the year 1519 with the size of the original artwork being 42 by 35 inches. This work was painted in Rome by Sebastiano del Piombo and the badly damaged portrait is said to be of the explorer Christopher Columbus. The inscription written along the top of the painting identifies him as The Ligurian Colombo, the first to enter by ship into the World of the Antipodes 1519. However, this writing can not be authenticated as to its truthfulness. The date 1519 means that this was done after the death of Columbus which occurred in 1506. No known authenticated likeness exists of the famous explorer and founder of the Americas, however this one is one of the earliest works claiming to be Christopher Columbus.

At Fine Art Prints of Distinction we painstakingly repair the original files of these old paintings and print them using premium quality inks and paper. The end result is a beautiful, archival reproduction print that will last in your home for generations and at a low cost so anyone can now have great artworks in their home or business. Brandywine General Store is proud to offer for sale a premium fine art print made from the Portrait of a Man, Said to be Christopher Columbus painted by Sebastiano del Piombo.

Inventory #66 - Portraits of Famous People

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