Depicts 'Pickering Executed' painted in cobalt blue.

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.


Curtis Museum and Allen Gallery

High Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1BA
01420 82802
Website

Opening times

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Back to top