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Description

"Shakspeare(sic)/ Winter's Tale/ Act IV. Scene III." Outdoor group scene w/ a maiden, Perdita, presenting herbs to King Polixenes seated at left. Prince Florizel wearing plumed hat holds Perdita's elbow. Dog in foreground. Background shows couples in peasant dress dancing. Beneath image is inscription (see Inscription). Frame= gold leaf over wood and gesso, beading; egg and dart surround.

Details

Maker
Boydell, John & Josiah (Publisher)
Fiuller, Ja (Artist)
After Wheatley, Fra (Artist)
Date
1792
Inscriptions
Inscribed below title: ""Published Aug., 1. 1792, by John and Josiah Boydell, at the Shakespeare Gallery Pall Mall & No. 90. Cheaptide, London."" Below engraver: ""Marine Eng. to his Majesty""
Location of origin
London, England
Material
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
engravings (prints)
ink
Ink
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, LITERARY
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Winter's Tale Act IV. Scene III.
Dimensions
22.5 x 27.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1952.455
Credit Line
Bequset of Grace Gordon Latimer
GUSN
17095

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