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Vasco Da Gama.

The farewell and return of Vasco Da Gama at the court of the King of Portugal.
First when Da Gama sets out on his explorations and then upon his triumphant return.
Worked on silk using metallic threads chenille and silk with water colour detail.
The composition is almost certainly taken from an engraving. Portuguese. Early 19th Century.

Framed size: 52 x 47 cm.