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1937 Photogravure Alejo Fernandez Art Virgin Navigators Sailing Ships XANA2

1937 Photogravure Alejo Fernandez Art Virgin Navigators Sailing Ships XANA2

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"The Virgin of the Navigators"

This is an original 1937 black and white photogravure of a painting by Alejo Fernández that depicted the Madonna protecting the European explorers that came to America during the Age of Exploration. Some of the prominent figures portrayed here include, Ferdinand II of Aragon, Emperor Charles V, Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, St. Sebastian, St. James the Great, St. Elmo, and St. John the Evangelist.


This 75+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. Light surface rub - right margin. Please note: there is a library stamp on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Photogravure; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 11.25 inches; 19 x 29 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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This piece was illustrated by Fernandez, Alejo. There is no visible artist signature.

Keywords specific to this image: Christian

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