Artwork:Columbus' Last Appeal to Queen Isabella

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Artist Larkin Goldsmith Mead (1835–1910)
Title Columbus’ Last Appeal to Queen Isabella
Date from until
Medium Carrara marble
California State Capitol Museum
California State Capitol rotunda
Object history

: commissioned by LeGrand Lockwood (1820–1872), Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, Norwalk, Connecticut
: inherited by Mrs. LeGrand Lockwood, Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, Norwalk, Connecticut from LeGrand Lockwood
purchased by Darius Ogden Mills (1825–1910), Sacramento, California from Mrs. LeGrand Lockwood, Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, Norwalk, Connecticut

: given to State of California by Darius Ogden Mills (1825–1910), Sacramento, California
Inscriptions bottom center: "I will assume the undertaking," she said, "for my own crown of Castille, and am ready to pawn my jewels to defray the expenses of it, if the funds in the treasury shall be found inadequate."
References Columbus’ Last Appeal to Queen Isabella: A Gift of Generosity and Controversy. California State Capitol Museum. Retrieved on 2012-07-06.
Permission
(Reusing this file)
Public domain The author died in 1910, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1923.

This file has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights.