Artist: Cecil Doughty (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 19" x 15" (490mm x 375mm)
Signature: Signed by Artist lower rightThis is the Signed original Gouache painting by Cecil Doughty.
Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (c. 1040 July 10, 1099), known as El Cid Campeador, was a Castilian nobleman, a military leader and diplomat who, after being exiled, conquered and governed the city of Valencia. Rodrigo Díaz was educated in the royal court of Castile and became the alférez, or chief general, of Alfonso VI, and his most valuable asset in the fight against the Moors. An evocative action-packed scene from the master of military mayhem, Cecil Doughty.
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