Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Mary, Queen of Scots

4 x 6 inches. watercolour, gouache and gold ink, 2008.

A portrait of the ill-fated Mary, Queen of Scots. Executed aged 44 in 1587 for plotting to overthrow Elizabeth after being held a virtual prisoner for 18 years after being forced to abdicate the throne of Scotland to her son in 1568.


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