Artist Thomas Ryder, English, 1746-1810
  • The Last Interview of Louis XVI with His Family
Date 1794
Medium stipple engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate mark): 16 × 14 1/8 inches (40.6 × 35.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1049
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, lower left: Du Puis Pinxt.
Inscribed, lower right: Engrav'd by T. Ryder
Inscribed, lower center: THE LAST INTERVIEW of LOUIS the SIXTEENTH with his DISCONSOLATE | QUEEN, CHILDREN & SISTER. | I moreover particularly implore God to cast an eye of mercy upon my Wife, my Children | and my Sister, who have so long suffered with me | I recommend my Children to my Wife, her maternal tenderness in their behalf I never doubled | vide bis Will. | London: Publish'd as the Act directs 14th Feby. 1794, by T. Ryder No. 43 Great Titchfield Street, Messrs. Colnagh's & Co. No. 132 Pall Mall & Mr. Mearl No. 36 Leadenhall Street.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)