The Memorial of Lord Darnley
- Gouache on vellum wrapped around panel
- 11 1/4 × 18 1/4 inches (28.6 × 46.4 cm)
Lettering in top left inside frame reads:" Hericvs Ei Nois Famaine| Comte Bothwello svbs | Atrolissie..............Carolvs Stuart" Lettering in banner above figure in center: "EXVRGE DNE ET VINDI PATRIS MEOS TVA | CA SANGVINEM INNOCENTE REGISDEXTERA DEFENDAS ROGO" Lettering in center, right banner: " EXANDI DNE CLAMORE NRM ET VIDICA SAGUINE INOCETE REGI'CHAR FILII NRIDA REGIFILIOSVO PIA FORTVNA VITA LOGAPCAM" Lettering in center rightmost banner: "VIDICA DNE SAGVINE INOCETE REGIS FRIS MEI: MEQVIDICTAE TVAE ISTRVMETVFACIAS ORO"
Signed in monogram, lower left; dated on verso: "Sep: 21: 1728"
Inscribed on verso: "Bernard Lens Fecit after ye original in ye cabbinet of the Rt. Honble the Earl of Pomfret | Sep: 21: 1728."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Ann and Kenneth Rapoport
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- Battle of Carburry Hill, June 15, 1567 | burial | church | funerals | historical subject | painting (visual work) | prayer | religious and mythological subject
- Associated People:
- James VI and I (1566–1625), king of Scotland, England, and Ireland
Mary [Mary Stewart] (1542–1587), queen of Scots
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
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The Line of Beauty : British Drawings and Watercolors of the Eighteenth Century (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-05-19 - 2001-08-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Sotheby's sale catalogue : Eighteenth and nineteenth century British drawings and watercolours : 19 November 1987, Sotheby's, London, 1987, pp. 39-40, lot 42, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)
George Vertue, Description of four ancient paintings being historical portraitures of royal branches of the crown of England, London, 1740, p. 13, Available online at Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Scott Wilcox, Line of beauty : British drawings and watercolors of the eighteenth century, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2001, pp. 38-39, no. 27, NC228 W53 2001 (YCBA) [YCBA]