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Landing of Columbus, (painting)

Artist:
Cooke, George
Subject:
Columbus, Christopher
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 15
"Columbus entered his own boat, richly attired in scarlet, and bearing the Royal Standard; while the Captains Pinxons put off in company, in their boats, each bearing the Banner of the Enterprize emblazoned with a green cross, having on each side the Letters F and Y Surrounded by Crowns, the initials of Ferdinand and Isabella." . . .'--Irving's Life of Columbus. ". . . They next erected a crucifix, and prostrating themselves before it, returned thanks to God for conducting their Voyage to such a happy issue.'--Robertson's History of America. " [P. 16-18; entry includes an itemized "Index to the Persons, Reckoning from Columbus" and a listing of "Persons at the Landing of Columbus."
Descriptive Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of Daniel Pratt, Prattville, Alabama. Together with a Memoir of George Cooke, Artist. Prattville: Howell & Luckett, Printers. 1853.
Topic:
History--United States--Discovery
History--Spain
Portrait male
Figure(s) In Exterior--Water
Waterscape--Boat
Occupation--Other--Explorer
Control number:
AECI 02480015
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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