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The Death of Columbus
  • D. T. Desvachez, artist
    active: England, United Kingdom
    Gustaf Wappers
    1803–1874
    active: Belgium
  • The Death of Columbus, date unknown
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • steel engraving
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 199 x 248 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 266 x 341 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 13/16 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 13 3/8 in
  • Transfer from English Department, Collection of Charles Graham Dunlap
  • Not on display
  • 1990.0154
Description

Priest at the bedside of Columbus, holding his right hand. Sword and open chest, volumes at bedside, and crucifix on wall in upper right.