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ATTRIBUTED TO ALBION HARRIS BICKNELL
(American, 1837-1915)
THE FIRST SIGHT OF THE NEW WORLD: COLUMBUS DISCOVERS AMERICA
oil on canvas
in elaborate mahogany presentation frame, marked in white chalk Chas. A. Davis, Jr. #11, verso
39 1/2 x 54 3/4 in. (55 x 70 in.)

Other Notes: Removed from a Boston Back Bay brownstone wherein several inset mural paintings signed by A.H. Bicknell resided.
The original composition was painted by German artist Christian Ruben, ca. 1846.
A lithograph of this subject was published by M.F. Tobin, May 23, 1892.


  • Condition: Hole, center lower left.


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