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Image of Queen Isabella, Ferdinand, Columbus, Cortes, Pizarro, Moctezuma, Father Serra by George Stuart.

Portrait length color image of Columbus aka. Cristoforo Colombo, by George Stuart.
Text: Signature image of Columbus aka. Cristoforo Colombo, by George Stuart.

It was a remarkable achievement, all things considered.

The pressure to succeed (to find wealth and converts for Spain) led Columbus and his brethren to commit ghastly atrocities. His manic effort to hang onto his conquests was frustrated by the tidal wave of conquistadors who flooded in after his discovery became known.

Full length color image of Columbus aka. Cristoforo Colombo, by George Stuart.

Left close up color image of Columbus aka. Cristoforo Colombo, by George Stuart.

Right closup color image of Columbus aka. Cristoforo Colombo, by George Stuart.

Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
Courtesy George S. Stuart.

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