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Shakespeare - Romeo & Juliet - Act IV, Scene V.
Shakespeare - Romeo & Juliet - Act IV, Scene V.
Date:
18th–19th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Line And Stipple Engraving With Hand Coloring
Dimensions:
49.9 x 62.8 cm (image); 50 x 67.7 cm (sheet)
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Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.19985
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A scene from Shakespeare - In a fantastical tent-like setting devoted men and women have gathered to bemaon the passing of a beautiful young woman on her death bed. Quite a little bit of arm waving. Two lutists. A man , perhaps her father, would take the sweet lifeless into his arms. ( Jim Hahn 01/03/95)