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Shakespeare - The Tempest - Act I, Scene II
Shakespeare - The Tempest - Act I, Scene II
Date:
18th–19th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Line And Stipple Engraving With Hand Coloring
Dimensions:
49.2 x 62.7 cm (image); 52 x 68.2 cm (sheet)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.20006
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A scene from Shakespeare - at the mouth of a sea stormy cave a magician fingers an angry threatening wildman across the cave - a delicate maiden stands protected behind the master conjurer - at top cen ter a naked man falls through space along a shaft of bright light - within the cave are a saucy monkey, a lobster a cat in its fur,homunculi at the magicians feet, a blue butterfly and a scattering of tendrilly nightflowers. (Jim Hahn 01/18/95)