Portrait of a Man Said to Be Christopher Columbus

Illustration

Celina Bebenek
by Sebastiano del Piombo
published on 24 April 2022

Portrait of a man said to be Christopher Columbus (1446 - 1506). Oil on Canvas. Created in 1519.

Christopher Columbus was a Genoese explorer (identified as Italian) who became famous in his own time as the man who discovered the New World and, since the 19th century CE, is credited with the discovery of North America, specifically the region comprising the United States.

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Piombo, S. d. (2022, April 24). Portrait of a Man Said to Be Christopher Columbus. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15720/portrait-of-a-man-said-to-be-christopher-columbus/

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Piombo, Sebastiano del. "Portrait of a Man Said to Be Christopher Columbus." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 24, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15720/portrait-of-a-man-said-to-be-christopher-columbus/.

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Piombo, Sebastiano del. "Portrait of a Man Said to Be Christopher Columbus." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Apr 2022. Web. 27 Jun 2022.

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