Doris Raab
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Doris Raab
Doris Raab
Born(1851-10-19)19 October 1851
Nuremberg, Germany
Died1933 (aged 81–82)
Known forEtching

Doris Raab (19 October 1851 – 1933) was a German etcher and engraver.[1]


Mary Queen of Scots hears that her death warrant has been signed by Queen Elizabeth I - engraved by Raab in 1877/8

Raab was born on 19 October 1851 in Nuremberg.[2] She was the daughter of the artist Johann Leonhard Raab who was also her teacher.[3]

Doris Raab exhibited her work at the Palace of Fine Arts at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.[3] She also exhibited her work at the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris.[4]

Her engraving of Mary Queen of Scots receiving the news that her death warrant has been signed by her cousin Queen Elizabeth was published in December 1878 in "The Art Journal". It was based on a painting by the Bavarian Karl von Piloty and the magazine was distributed in the UK and the USA.[5]

Raab died in 1933.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Doris Raab (1851-1933)". Artprice. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ Malerwerke des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts: Beitrag zur Kunstgeschichte (in German). F. v. Boetticher. 1898. p. 339.
  3. ^ a b Nichols, K. L. "Women's Art at the World's Columbian Fair & Exposition, Chicago 1893". Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Doris Raab". Musée d'Orsay. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "Mary Stuart Listening to the Order of Her Execution, 1877-78". Retrieved .

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