Christopher Columbus and Isabella of Spain bears inscription to label (on backboard) ink, watercolour and pencil 26 x 20 cm. (10 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.)
PROVENANCE: Harriet Gott. Harriet's father was a noted patron of Wilkie.
Although the oil painting for which this was a sketch was not known to have been completed, a similar work entitled Christopher Columbus in the Convent of La Rabida Explaining his Intended Voyage was painted in 1834.