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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.
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""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.
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),
Bovi, Mariano (Engraver)
Pellegrini, D. (Painter)
London, England?; London, England
19.5 x 23.875 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Ralph May