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Shakespeare Illustrations from the Boydell Gallery, Six Prints.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1322
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Shakespeare Illustrations from the Boydell Gallery, Six Prints. The images taken from A Collection of Prints from Pictures Painted for the Purpose of Illustrating the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare by the Artists of Great Britain, London: John and Josiah Boydell, 1803; including the following subjects: Brutus and the Ghost of Caesar, act IV, scene III; the Tempest, act I, scene I; Richard II's coronation, act IV, scene I; King Henry VIII, showing the Queen and her women with Cardinal Wolsey, act III, scene I; Love's Labours Lost, act IV, scene I; and the surrender of Calais; toned, the paper somewhat brittle, chipping, various sizes.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Richard II, John Boydell, London, United Kingdom, Boydell Shakespeare Gallery, Henry VIII, Josiah Boydell, Shakespearean histories, William Shakespeare

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