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Shakespeare - King Lear - Act I Scene I
Shakespeare - King Lear - Act I Scene I
Date:
18th–19th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Line And Stipple Engraving With Hand Coloring
Dimensions:
50.4 x 62.6 cm (image); 52 x 68.4 cm (sheet)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.20027
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A scene from Shakespeare - Before a startled group of his most intimate subjects an old and angry King stands up from his throne to point a finger of fierce accusation towards a young blonde woman at our left - one man moves forward to assuage his anger - shining halberd heads - a patch of blue sky seen through a columnar opening at left. (Jim Hahn 01/17/95)

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”