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Scene from "Much Ado About Nothing"

1977.274 (RS80740)

Description

Boydell Shakespeare print of two women whispering, another eavesdropping. A scene from "Much Ado About Nothing." In original frame with black and gilt painted mat.

Details

Maker
Simon, P. (Engraver)
Peters, W. (Painter)
Boydell, John & Josiah (Publisher)
Date
1790-1800
Inscriptions
on mat: ""SHAKESPEARE/MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING"" Act III, Scene 1. An Orchard. Hero, Ursula and Beatrice. Painted by the Rev. W. Peters, R.A. Engraved by P. Simon. pub by John & Josiah Boydell, London.
Location of origin
London, England
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
ink
Ink
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Shakespeare
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
30 x 23 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.274
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
3939

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