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A collection of prints, from pictures painted for the purpose of illustrating the dramatic works of Shakspeare, /

by the artists of Great-Britain.

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Main Author: Boydell, John
Other Names: Boydell, Josiah, | Smirke, Robert, | Fuseli, Henry, | Northcote, James, | Romney, George,
Published: London : Published by John and Josiah Boydell, Shakspeare Gallery ... Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. ..., 1803.
Topics: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 - Illustrations.
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Main Author: Boydell, John, 1719-1804.
Physical Description: 2 v. : ill., ports. ; 85 cm. (fol.)
Notes: Dedication and preface by Josiah Boydell dated March 25, 1805; the plates are dated 1790-1804.
Title vignettes (of Mrs. Damer's basso relievos)
Of the artists, Smirke, Fuseli, and Northcote contributed the largest number of plates; the others, including Reynolds, Opie, and Stothard, are represented by from one to five plates each; engraved by R. Thew, T. Ryder, P. Simon and others.
Sometimes confused with "Boydell's graphic illustrations ... of Shakspeare", 1804? a separate issue of the (smaller) plates prepared for their edition of Shakespeare, 1802, which also consists of 100 plates, most of them quite different from these large plates.
Other Names: Boydell, Josiah, 1752-1817.
Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845, ill.
Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825, ill.
Northcote, James, 1746-1831, ill.
Romney, George, 1734-1802, ill.

More Details for: A collection of prints, from pictures pa