Year of creation:1883
- Rider(s):Isabella of Castille
(1451–1504), queen of Castile and León brought, together with her husband Ferdinand II of Aragon, stability to both kingdoms. Later they laid the foundations for the political unification of Spain under their grandson, Charles V. They also financed Christopher Columbus‘s 1492 voyage that led to the opening of the ‘New World’. The Catholic Monarchs pursued a policy of religious unity e.g. by the institution of the Roman Catholic Inquisition. The statue shows Isabella sitting astride a horseback, accompanied by Cardinal Mendoza and Gonzalo Fernández de Cordoba.
- Sculptor(s):Oms y Canet, Manuel
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