Engraving

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1793

GUSN

GUSN-17094

Description

"Shakspeare(sic)/ Winter's Tale/ Act II. Scene III." Interior scene depicting the armoured King Leontes, presenting a sword to the elderly Lord Antigonus at left, while pointing to naked infant, Perdita at right. At right, a guard and four other men look on scene from the shadows; one helmeted soldier leans over child. Beneath image, inscription (See Inscription). Frame= gold leaf over wood and gesso. beading, egg and dart surround.

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Ink
Unidentified Paper
PICTURE, LITERARY

Inscription

Inscribed below title: ""Published June 4, 1793, by John and Josiah Boydell, at the Shakespeare Gallery Pall Mall & No. 90. Cheaptide, London.""

Additional Identification Number

47.1919

People and Organizations

Winter's Tale Act II. Scene III.

Maker

Simon, F. P. (Artist)
After Opie, J. (Artist)
Boydell, John & Josiah (Publisher)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

22.5 x 27.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequset of Grace Gordon Latimer

Accession Number

1952.454