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King Lear: Act I, Scene I from Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery

A Collection of Prints from pictures painted for the purpose of illustrating the Dramatic Works of Shakspeare (1803)

1788
After Henry Fuseli (Swiss, 1741–1825), Engraved by Richard Earlom (English, 1743-1822), Publisher John Boydell (English, 1719–1804), Publisher Josiah (Joshua) Boydell (English, 1752–1817)


Dimensions

Platemark (trimmed along lower edge): 50 x 63.5 cm (19 11/16 x 25 in.)

Accession Number

M2166

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

published 1803

Inscription

"Lear: Let it be so, -- Thy truth then be thy dower..."

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Francis Brooks