Mary Gow Marie-Antoinette 1908

Artwork details

Artist
Mary Gow 1851–1929
Title
Marie-Antoinette
Date 1908
Medium Watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 775 x 1333 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1908
Reference
N02263
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N02263 MARIE-ANTOINETTE 1908
 
Inscr. ‘Mary Gow 1908.’ b.l.
Watercolour mounted on board, 30 1/2×52 1/2 (77×133).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1908.
Exh: R.A., 1908 (1155).

A fancy portrait of the Queen of Louis XVI playing with her three children, evidently drawn in an attempt to imitate the eighteenth-century style.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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