Fritz Wegner: Columba the Constellation

Artist: Fritz Wegner
1924 -
Nationality: Austrian
Artwork Year: 1986
Image Size: 7 by 6 inches
Overall Size: 10.25 by 9.25 inches
Medium: Water Color on Hot Press Illustration Board


Columba Noae, the Dove of Noah, was a modern southern constellation found in the sixteenth century. It was said to be the celestial reincarnation ofthe dove sent out of the Ark by Noah. Astrologers considered it a harbinger of good fourtune.

This painting was originally published on the Fleetwood® First Day Cover for the China 20fen Halley's Comet stamp issued November 4, 1986.

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Our Stock Number (SKU): XB10428 US$ Price: $1,000.00


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