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Print - Queen Judith Relating to Alfred the Great When a Child the Song of the Bards, Describing the Heroic Deeds of his Ancestors
  • Queen Judith Relating to Alfred the Great When a Child the Song of the Bards, Describing the Heroic Deeds of his Ancestors
    Westall, Richard R.A., born 1765 - died 1836
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Queen Judith Relating to Alfred the Great When a Child the Song of the Bards, Describing the Heroic Deeds of his Ancestors

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1801 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Westall, Richard R.A., born 1765 - died 1836 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour aquatint and soft ground etching with additional colouring by hand

  • Museum number:

    E.226-1990

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Print depicting Queen Judith telling stories to the young Alfred the Great.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1801 (made)

Artist/maker

Westall, Richard R.A., born 1765 - died 1836 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour aquatint and soft ground etching with additional colouring by hand

Dimensions

Height: 78.8 cm frame, Width: 66.2 cm frame, Depth: 5.9 cm frame, Height: 64.4 cm sight size of image, Width: 52 cm sight size of image

Object history note

A watercolour of this subject in the same sense dated 1799 which was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1800, no 423, is now in the British Museum [O.o.3-12]. In 1801 the artist exhibited at the Royal Academy, no 569, another work with the same title described as an example of "a print in imitation of a drawing". For a note on the decoration of the frame see WESTALL, Richard Cardinal Bourchier. E.225-1990.

Descriptive line

'Queen Judith Relating to Alfred the Great When a Child the Song of the Bards', colour aquatint and soft ground etching, Richard Westall, 1801

Categories

Prints; Royalty; Children & Childhood

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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