Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1796

GUSN

GUSN-5267

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
deaths
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Justice
Independence
Death
PICTURE

Inscription

""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.

Associated Person

Antoinette, Marie

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Associated Events

French Revolution

Maker

Bovi, Mariano (Engraver)
Pellegrini, D. (Painter)

Location of Origin

London, England?; London, England

Dimensions

19.5 x 23.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.630