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"Lear fantastically dressed with flowers," Illustration to "King Lear" by William Shakespeare

1860
Cut by Dalziel Brothers (English, active 1839–93)


Dimensions

Block: 15.3 x 10.2 cm (6 x 4 in.) Sheet: 19.8 x 14.3 cm (7 13/16 x 5 5/8 in.) Mount: 37.5 x 27.5 cm (14 3/4 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.2089

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving, India proof, mounted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

l.r. in block: "DALZIEL SC"

Signed

Signed

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund