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Painting Tudor Monarch Mary Stuart Queen of Scots by Christoffel Bisschop (1 of 48)
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Painting Tudor Monarch Mary Stuart Queen of Scots by Christoffel Bisschop

REF: LA490350
£5,000
€5,841
$6,289
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Description
Antique important genre fine art watercolour historic painting Tudor Elizabethan Mary Stuart Queen of Scots The Last Farewell by Christoffel Bisschop. Are you looking for an amazing historical statement piece work of art for your home or office that will wow your guests or clients, then this is for you. Title "Mary Queen of Scots The Last Farewell." Signed by the known Dutch artist Christoffel Bisschop. Medium watercolour backed with board also having a front protective glass cover. Circa mid 19th century dated 1855. Set in a fine original traditional decorative gilt frame. A nice display size with the frame being 39 cm high and 31 cm wide. Subject genre scene of the known Mary Stuart Queen of Scots in length side profile view. She is wearing a white blouse with cuffs, under a long brown fur shawl, below a blue skirt also wearing her brown tan heeled shoes made by Fremyn Alezard. Above she wears a brown low hat with a white mourning cover underneath. Her eyes and head are looking down, she is standing near the foot of the oak staircase, right by the open leaded glass open window, where two people are standing - a man and woman, he is holding his hat down over the window sill, they are looking through so solemnly, they are also looking down and are so sad in such distress as Mary's execution time is so near. You can feel the dignified sadness in this scene. Artist biography:- Christoffel Bisschop (22 April 1828 – 5 October 1904) was a Dutch painter and lithographer, known primarily for genre scenes and figures. He was born in Leeuwarden. His father was a prominent merchant. He had several teachers: in Leeuwarden, he studied with the designer Hendik Schaaff (1805–1850), in Amsterdam with the painter Jacobus Schoemaker Doyer, and in Delft with the lithographer Willem Hendrik Schmidt (1809–1849). From 1848 to 1852, he studied at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, where his instructor was Huib van Hove. From there, he went to Paris, where he took lessons from Charles Gleyre. In 1855, he established a studio in The Hague and exhibited widely, in the Netherlands as well as France and England. He also had a showing at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Many of his interior scenes were painted in the city of Hindeloopen, which is known for its preservation of traditional costume. He was named a Ridder in the Order of the Oak Crown in 1863. Six years later, in Kensington, he married Catharina Swift, who had been his student during visits to England, and they settled in Scheveningen at a villa called "Frisia". She would later become a well-known painter, under the name Kate Bisschop-Swift. He was a member of the Pulchri Studio and the Hollandsche Teekenmaatschappij, of which his wife was one of the founders. He also took numerous students, including Bernard Blommers, Karel Klinkenberg, and his nephew, Richard Bisschop. He died in The Hague in 1904. Major retrospectives of his work were held in 1905, and in 2008 at the Scheveningen Museum [NL]. Many of his belongings were transferred to the Fries Museum and, after Kate's death in 1928, hers and the remainder of his were taken there. The museum display includes a complete reproduction of their workshop. His paintings have sold at auctions around the world, the current highest sold price is for 30,197 US dollars for "Newlyborn" that sold at Christie's Amsterdam. Mary, Queen of Scots (8 December 1542 – 8 February 1587), also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was Queen of Scotland from 14 December 1542 until her forced abdication in 1567. The only surviving legitimate child of James V of Scotland, Mary was six days old when her father died and she inherited the throne. During her childhood, Scotland was governed by regents, first by the heir to the throne, James Hamilton, Earl of Arran, and then by her mother, Mary of Guise. In 1548, she was betrothed to Francis, the Dauphin of France, and was sent to be brought up in France, where she would be safe from invading English forces during the Rough Wooing. Mary married Francis in 1558, becoming queen consort of France from his accession in 1559 until his death in December 1560. Widowed, Mary returned to Scotland in August 1561. Following the Scottish Reformation, the tense religious and political climate that Mary encountered on her return to Scotland was further agitated by prominent Scots such as John Knox, who openly questioned whether her subjects had a duty to obey her. The early years of her personal rule were marked by pragmatism, tolerance, and moderation. She issued a proclamation accepting the religious settlement in Scotland as she had found it upon her return, retained advisers such as James Stewart, Earl of Moray (her illegitimate half-brother), and William Maitland of Lethington, and governed as the Catholic monarch of a Protestant kingdom. Mary married her half-cousin, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, in 1565, and in June 1566, they had a son, James. After Darnley orchestrated the murder of Mary's Italian secretary and close friend, David Rizzio, their marriage soured. In February 1567, Darnley's residence was destroyed by an explosion, and he was found murdered in the nearby garden. James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, was generally believed to have orchestrated Darnley's death, but he was acquitted of the charge in April 1567, and the following month, he married Mary. Following an uprising against the couple, Mary was imprisoned in Lochleven Castle. On 24 July 1567, she was forced to abdicate in favour of her one-year-old son, James VI. After an unsuccessful attempt to regain the throne, she fled southward seeking the protection of her first cousin once removed, Elizabeth I of England. As a great-granddaughter of Henry VII of England, Mary had once claimed Elizabeth's throne as her own and was considered the legitimate sovereign of England by many English Catholics, including participants in a rebellion known as the Rising of the North. Perceiving Mary as a threat, Elizabeth had her confined in various castles and manor houses in the interior of England. After eighteen and a half years in captivity, Mary was found guilty of plotting to assassinate Elizabeth in 1586 and was beheaded the following year at Fotheringhay Castle. Mary's life and subsequent execution established her in popular culture as a romanticised historical character. Provenance:- label verso for a high end shire auction and now in the collection of Cheshire Antiques Consultant. We only select and sell paintings based upon subject, quality and significance. We provide friendly professional customer service. With hanging thread on the back ready for immediate home display. 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measurements
Height:
39 cm
Width:
31 cm
Depth:
2.5 cm
declaration
Cheshire Antiques Consultant LTD has clarified that the Painting Tudor Monarch Mary Stuart Queen of Scots by Christoffel Bisschop (LA490350) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1855
condition
Offered in fine used condition. Front painting surface is in good condition with some foxing stains in areas. The frame has general wear, scuffs, scratches, cracking, paint loss, fading and chips commensurate with usage and old age.
location
This Painting Tudor Monarch Mary Stuart Queen of Scots by Christoffel Bisschop is located in Greater London, United Kingdom

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