Scene from "Much Ado About Nothing"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1790-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3939

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

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Picture
Ink
Unidentified Paper
Shakespeare
Stipple Engraved
Picture

Inscription

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.

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Simon, P. (Engraver)
Peters, W. (Painter)
Boydell, John & Josiah (Publisher)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

30 x 23 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.274