Artist William Baillie, English, 1723-1810
Artist after Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish, 1577-1640
  • The Siamese Ambassador at the Court of King Charles I
Date 1774
Medium crayon manner engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 19 1/2 × 13 inches (49.5 × 33 cm)
Sheet: 22 × 16 1/4 inches (55.9 × 41.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S61
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed and dated, in plate, lower right corner: WBaillie f June 17, 1774
Inscriptions 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)