Isabella and the Pot of Basil

William Holman Hunt


Oil on canvas

23 7/8 x 15 1/4 inches (60.7 x 38.7 cm.)

Signed with monogram and dated lower left

Lent by the Delaware Art Museum (ace. no. 47-9) Special Purchase Fund


  • Pattens in the background
  • Embroidered cloth
  • Hanging lamp
  • Skull and heart on urn
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    Other artists who painted versions of this subject

  • Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale
  • Edward Reginald Frampton
  • J. W. Waterhouse