Spanish Old Master Drawings

Portrait of Christopher Columbus

Mariano Salvador Maella

(Valencia, 1739-Madrid, 1819)


  • Date: 1793
  • Black chalk and grey and sepia ink washes on laid paper
  • 145 X 110 mm
  • Provenance: Madrid, Valentín Carderera collection, until his death in 1880; Madrid, Eduardo Carderera Ponzán collection, until his death in 1922; Madrid, María del Pilar Carderera collection, c. 1929; Madrid, Carlos Carderera collection