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Object: Embarkation of the Queen of Sheba
Series: The National Gallery of Pictures by the Great Masters
Seaport with the embarkation of the Queen of Sheba; figures standing in the foreground shore at right, a boat moored alongside, and beyond at right figures on steps leading to boat; ruins of a portico on the left; ship sailing past a round tower in the distance; from a series illustrating the collection of the National Gallery; open-letter state; publication line cut off? 1836
Etching and engraving
- Production date
Height: 186 millimetres (sheet, cut)
Width: 240 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See related drawing 1957,1214.120 and another impression 1861,1214.87.
Facing page 140 of an extra illustrated copy of Charles Robert Leslie's 'Memoirs of the life of John Constable, Esq. R. A.' (London: James Carpenter, 1843), not on the list of plates hence an extra illustration.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Refer back to 1942,0520.2.1.
- Prints and Drawings
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