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The Death of Lady Jane Gray, A.D. 1554

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/08/1786 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (engraver)
    Huck, Johann Gerhard (artist)
    Valentine and Rupert Green (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.389-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EM, shelf 13, box A

Physical description

Print depicting the execution of Lady Jane Grey.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

01/08/1786 (published)

Artist/maker

Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (engraver)
Huck, Johann Gerhard (artist)
Valentine and Rupert Green (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

Lettered with the title in English and French, dedication etc.

'Drawn by J. Gerhard Huck of Dusselldorff. Engraved by V. Green Mezzotinto Engraver to his Majesty & the Elector Palatine. Publish'd August 1st 1786 by V. & R. Green No.29 Newman Street, Oxford Street, London. Engraved from the Original Drawing, of the same dimensions, in the Possession of Mr. V. Green.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 48.6 cm, Width: 61.6 cm

Descriptive line

Print depicting the death of Lady Jane Grey. Plate VIII of a set of 12 entitled 'Acta Historica Reginarum Angliae'. Mezzotint by Valentine Green after Johann Gerhard Huck, 1786.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Execution; Death

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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