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Creator:
Richard Westall, 1765–1836, British
Title:
The Seven Bishops Going To Trial
Date:
1790
Medium:
Watercolor with gouache and black, brown, and gray ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/2 x 18 3/8 inches (34.3 x 46.7 cm) and Mount: 15 1/8 x 20 3/4 inches (38.4 x 52.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

signed in watercolor, lower left: ""RWestall | 1790"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2009.9.29
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bishops | boats | castle | children | crowd | dresses | flags | hats | historical subject | masts | men | oars | plume | religious and mythological subject | rowing | sails | ships | smoke | spears (weapons) | sword | trial | women
Associated People:
Sancroft, William (1617–1693), archbishop of Canterbury and nonjuror
Ken, Thomas (1637–1711), bishop of Bath and Wells and nonjuror
White, Thomas (1628–1698), bishop of Peterborough and nonjuror
Lloyd, William (1636/7–1710), bishop of Norwich and nonjuror
Trelawny, Sir Jonathan, third baronet (1650–1721), bishop of Winchester
Turner, Francis (1637–1700), bishop of Ely, nonjuror, and Jacobite conspirator
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10680
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