Medallion of the Discovery of America
Anònim, finals segle XIX
Technique: Plaster
Dimensions: 42,5 cm diàm.
Date: 1892 ?
Generic classification: Sculpture
General inventari: 3942 E
Location: Reial Acadèmia Catalana de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Notes:
Inscriptions: “a:castilla:y:a:leon.Nuevo:mundo:dio:colon (small rose)”, at the upper part; “en:12:octubre:1492”, in the exergue; “AMERICA”, on top of the globe upon which Columbus rests his right hand. It is probably a commemorative medallion of the fourth centenary of the “discovery” of America, event that was celebrated in Barcelona with multiple acts.


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