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did anyone ever paint a portrait of christopher columbus while

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did anyone ever paint a portrait of christopher columbus while he was alive?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
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Expert:  Cher replied 4 years ago.
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There is no evidence that a portrait of Christopher Columbus was ever painted while he was alive, nor that he ever sat for a portrait. Capturing his image posthumously, has an interesting history, which you can read more about in detail, here:
http://commfaculty.fullerton.edu/lester/writings/admiral.html

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