The scene represents, according to a very personal interpretation by the painter, the first expedition to the Indies by Christopher Columbus (1451/1456?-Valladolid, 1506), and his arrival in Guanahaní on 12 October 1492, naming this land San Salvador. (1st paragraph wikicommons)


  • Title: Christopher Columbus' first landing in America
  • Creator: Dióscoro Puebla
  • Date Created: 1862
  • Location: Prado Museum
  • Physical Dimensions: Altura: 330,0 cm; Ancho: 545,0 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: óleo sobre tela

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