Thursday, January 3, 2013

Columbus the Genius

Columbus (1865) by the German painter Karl Theodor von Piloty (1826–1886). Despite this is one of the few paintings showing Columbus as a sailor Piloty focuses the attention on the lonely genius, it's much more Faust in his study than a captain aboard his ship.

1 comment:

  1. very nice picture, nice colours!!! I like it...
    I wish you, A Happy New Year!!!