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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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Vol. I contains frontispiece (full length portrait of George III, by Sir W. Beechey) and XLVI plates. XL to XLVI being Smirke's Seven ages; vol. II consists of frontispiece (portrait of Queen Charlotte, also by Beechey) and L plates, the last three "not engraved from the large pictures, but may be added to vol. II". These three are: George Romney's "Shakspeare nursed by Tragedy and Comedy", Westall's "Imogen in boy's clothes", and Josiah Boydell's "Desdemona asleep". Counting the title vignettes, 100 designs in all. cf. List of plates, v. 2.

Table of Contents for: A collection of prints, from pictures pa