Juan Sebastián Elcano

J. Donon1854

Naval Museum

Naval Museum
Madrid, Spain

This portrait of Juan Sebastián Elcano comes from the book History of the Royal Spanish Navy (Historia de la Marina Real Española) written by José Ferrer de Couto and José March y Labores between 1849 and 1854. This work has been illustrated with engravings by various artists, like this portrait of Juan Sebastián Elcano by Julio Donon. He ran a picture card workshop in Madrid for over 30 years, becoming one of the leading engravers for publications in the romantic period in Spain.


  • Title: Juan Sebastián Elcano
  • Creator: J. Donon
  • Date: 1854
  • Location: Madrid. Spain
  • Physical Dimensions: 22 x 31,5 cm
  • Type: Print
  • Original Source: Museo Naval. Madrid. Todos los derechos reservados.
  • Rights: Naval Museum Library. Madrid. All rights reserved.
  • Medium: Litography on paper
  • Photographer: Juan Antonio Clemente Izquierdo
  • Inventory: BMN 112

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