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1971.630 (RS117655)

Description

Black and white engraving of the trial of Marie Antoinette, who stands in center of scene; two men are seated at a table to the left, probably judges; several men and women placed to create perspective; gilded wooden frame; gessoed spiral band on frame.

Details

Maker
Bovi, Mariano (Engraver)
Pellegrini, D. (Painter)
Date
1796
Inscriptions
""Engraved by Marianio Bovi, Engraver to his Majesty and late Puple of F. Bartolozzi R.A."" ""Painted by D. Pellegrini."" ""London, Sept. 1796, Published by Mno. Bovi, No. 207, Piccadilly, near St. James Church."" Left inscription ""THE TRIAL OF MARIE ANTOINETTE QUEEN OF FRANCE OCTOBER 14 1773"" with death statement quoted. Right inscription in French.
Location of origin
London, England?; London, England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Death
deaths
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
Independence
Justice
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Associated events
French Revolution
People and organizations
Antoinette, Marie
Dimensions
19.5 x 23.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.630
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5267

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