Columbus Day

landing-of-columbus

This painting depicts Christopher Columbus and members of his crew on a beach in the West Indies,
newly landed from his flagship Santa Maria on October 12, 1492
Painted by John Vanderlyn
Oil on canvas 12′ x 18′, 1846
placed in 1847 Rotunda U.S. Capitol

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