The Siamese Ambassador at the Court of King Charles I, 1774

  • William Baillie, English, 1723-1810
  • Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640

Crayon manner engraving printed in black ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 19 1/2 × 13 inches (49.5 × 33 cm) Sheet: 22 × 16 1/4 inches (55.9 × 41.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S61

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Crayon manner
  • Paper (fiber product)
  • Ink
  • Genre
  • Portrait
  • Engraving (print)
  • Ambassador
  • Crayon engraving
  • Crayon engraving
  • England

Signed and dated, in plate, lower right corner: WBaillie f June 17, 1774

Inscribed, in plate, top margin: In the Collection of R: Willett Esqr Inscribed, center bottom margin: The Siamese Ambassador Who attended the Court of K Charles the 1st Rubens made the above | describ'd Drawing just before he left England anno 1636

Oct. 1886, sale, (C. A. Henriques). 1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

William Baillie; after Peter Paul Rubens, The Siamese Ambassador at the Court of King Charles I, 1774, crayon manner engraving printed in black ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S61.