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Creator:
William Ward, 1766–1826, British
after Richard Westall, 1765–1836, British
Title:

Catharine of Aragon Pleading Her Own Cause Before King Henry the Eighth

Date:
1794
Medium:
Mezzotint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, thick, rough, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 23 5/8 × 32 11/16 inches (60 × 83 cm), Sheet (trimmed inside plate): 22 11/16 × 26 1/4 inches (57.6 × 66.7 cm), and Image: 19 × 23 15/16 inches (48.3 × 60.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by R. Westall. | Catherine of Arragon pleading her own | Cause before King Henry the Eighth."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W.Ward. | Catherine d'Arragon plaidant sa | Cause devant Henri Huit"; lettered, lower center: "London Published Jany.1, 1794 by J.R.Smith King Street, Covent Garden"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14499
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40198
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