Wall tile by Jan Ariensz Van Hamme

Depicts 'Pickering Executed' painted in cobalt blue.

Details

Medium:
Tin-glazed earthenware
Dimensions:
12 x 12 x 1 cm
Art Fund grant:
£757 ( Total: £3,025)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Jonathan Horne Ltd

Sir EB Godfrey falsely implicated Pickering in attempting to kill Charles II. Depicts the executioner about to desembowel his body and burn the entrails after the public hanging on 25 May 1679.

Provenance

Christie's 1991; Jonathan Horne.

Venue details

Curtis Museum and Allen Gallery High Street, ALTON Hampshire GU34 1BA 0142 082 802 www.hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

Curtis Museum
Tue – Sat, 10am – 4.30pm

Allen Gallery
Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4pm

Closed Bank Holidays

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