Mary Queen of Scots
15 3/4 x 11 in. (40 x 27.9 cm)
Charles West Cope,
Medium and Support:
Charcoal, red conté crayon on paper
Purchased with Funds Provided by Edward Bernstein
Charles West Cope was a 19th century English painter. His work primarily consists of narrative and genre scenes, often pulling from English history. This drawing of Mary Queen of Scots is in keeping with this theme, depicting the young queen kneeling, head bowed.