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Mary Queen of Scots receiving from Lord Buckhurst & Beale the sentence of Death pronounced against her & ratified by Parliament

  • Object:

    Stipple engraving

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    April 1794 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gaugain, Thomas, born 1756 - died 1812 (engraver)
    Philipe, Thomas (publisher)
    Stothard, Thomas RA, born 1755 - died 1834 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple engraving

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Mrs Gabrielle Enthoven

  • Museum number:

    E.1519-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 22, box A

Physical description

Print, a scene in which Mary Queen of Scots is depicted in an interior accompanied by her maids in waiting and receiving two men. Mary is standing at a table slightly left of centre; on her left are the maids in waiting who are weeping; Lords Buckhurst and Beale are standing on the right.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

April 1794 (published)

Artist/maker

Gaugain, Thomas, born 1756 - died 1812 (engraver)
Philipe, Thomas (publisher)
Stothard, Thomas RA, born 1755 - died 1834 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'Stothard invt. Gaugain sculpt. Mary Queen of Scots receiving from Lord Buckhurst & Beale the sentence of Death pronounced against her by Parliament. Pub. April 1794 by Tho. Philipe, Pall Mall Court, London.
Lettered with the title in French and English

Dimensions

Height: 41.5 cm approx., Width: 47.5 cm approx.

Descriptive line

Thomas Gaugain after Thomas Stothard. Mary Queen of Scots receiving the sentence of death from Lord Buckhurst and Beale. Published 1794 by Thomas Philipe, London

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Stipple engraving

Subjects depicted

Women; Queen; Maid; Diplomats

Categories

Portraits; Prints; Royalty; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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