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    • [Scenes from All's well and Taming of the shrew] [John William Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Helena (All's well that ends well), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Parolles,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist attribution taken from bookseller (see below). Items are labeled as to play, act and scene, on verso. The drawing for All's well has pencil sketches on verso as well. None of the items are signed....
    • [Shakespeare's King Henry VIII, the petition] John Gilbert A.R.A.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VIII. Act 5. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Henry VIII, depicted.;Henry VIII, King of England, 1491-1547 – In literature, depicted.
    • This record contains unverifiable data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Title from bookseller. Folger copy is signed at left. – Artist: Artist attribution is taken from the...
    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare - small rectangle series] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of errors. Act 4. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew. Act 4. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew. Act 3. Scene 2,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – All of the items except for those bound in ART Vol. d98 have been removed from their former mats or backings. ART Vol. d98 no.1, 4, 5, 10, 17, 18 have brown ink labels and a brown ink signature on the...
    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare - small vignettes] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Timon of Athens, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VI. Part 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Love's labour's lost, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Comedy of errors,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – All of the items (except ART Vol. d98 items) have been removed from their former backings, which were labeled with the title of the play, act and scene division and the quotation being illustrated, written...
    • [Heroines of Shakespeare] [John W. Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Helena (All's well that ends well), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Julius Caesar, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Title derived from published work. – All items are labeled as to character and play on the verso of the drawings (some labeled in pencil and some in ink). Drawings were originally matted, though mats have been removed, three segments of the mats...
    • Falstaff wooing Mistress Ford, Merry wives of Windsor, act III, sc. 3

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor. Act 3. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Alice Ford, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Artist: Drawing was sold to the Folgers as the work of John Masey Wright, however there is no indication in style or evidence in signature or label that this attribution is correct. – Item is glued to a board which bears label giving play, scene...
    • [Two women and a man in Elizabethan dress]

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    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Attributions of the labels have been rejected due to the work's dissimilarity to other items in the FSL attributed to Wright. Labeling was possibly done by the seller. The item is somewhat similar in style to...
    • [The characters of three Shakespeare Comedies] [John W. Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Love's labour's lost, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night, depicted.
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist attribution taken from bookseller. Items are labeled on verso of backing with 'J.W. Wright' and the title of the play. The play titles are incorrect. Other pencil notations on verso have been...
    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare - group scenes (tableaux)] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Love's labour's lost,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – All but one or two of the drawings were glued to a backing, which has since been removed (with the exception of the items bound in ART Vol. d98, some of which are still matted). Most of these backings bore...
    • Timon of Athens, act IV, scene III, Timon, Alcibiades, Phrynia & Timandra [William Westall].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Timon of Athens. Act 4. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Timon, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Phrynia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616...
    • Title derived from penned note on mat. – Artist: Bookseller attributed drawing to Richard Westall, the older brother of William. The picture, however, concentrates on the landscape of the scene and minimalizes the figures. If it is by a Westall...
    • [Comedy and tragedy] [John Wright].

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    • History: Wright was known to have done numerous designs for literary annuals of the 19th century. These drawings may have been among them. – Provenance: Drawings were purchased as part of a collection of Shakespearean illustrations, mostly...
    • [The revelation of Sebastian as Julia, Two gentlemen of Verona, act 5, sc. 4] [Thomas Stothard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Two gentlemen of Verona. Act 5. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Julia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Silvia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Mallalieu in his 'Dictionary of British watercolourists' notes of Stothard, 'His colour is pretty and his drawing exact. The signature found on many of his drawings is a forgery.' Although these two...
    • [Scenes from Hamlet and All's well] Coke Smyth.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well. Act 5. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Countess of Rossillion, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King of France (All's well...
    • Artist: Coke Smyth is listed as exhibiting at the RA from 1842 to 1855. No Shakespearean subjects are noted. Christopher Wood notes him as a painter of figurative subjects who exhibited at BI, RA and SS. His full name was John Richard Coke Smyth...
    • [Scene from Taming of the shrew - act V, sc. 2] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew. Act 5. Scene 2, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Katherina, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Petruchio (Taming of the shrew), depicted.;...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Style of this watercolor differs from the majority of items attributed to Wright in the FSL collection. – Item is labeled on the mat with artist, play title, act and scene division and quotation. A...
    • [Sweet Anne Page] J. Bouvier.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Anne Page, depicted.; Page, Anne (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Artist: It is difficult to distinguish between Joseph Bouvier (active 1839-1888, according to ULAN) and Augustus Jules Bouvier, who both used the signature J. Bouvier. Both were painters who exhibited at the Royal Academy and are frequently found...
    • Merry wives of Windsor, act I, sc. 1 A.B. Clay.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor. Act 1. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Anne Page, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Host (Merry wives of Windsor),...
    • Artist: Cataloger has been unable to find examples of Clay's work with which to compare these items, nor has found examples of his signature. Attribution is taken on faith from the bookseller and the signature. The date on the item indicates that...
    • [Drawings for or after engravings designed by J.M. Wright] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice. Act 3. Scene 2, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello. Act 5. Scene 2, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Act 3. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Attribution is drawn from the booksellers and the works' similarities to engravings designed by Wright. ART Box W951 no.3-5, though similar in design to an engraving after Wright, are also similar...
    • Malvolio H.H.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Act 2. Scene 5, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Malvolio, depicted.; Malvolio (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Artist: Artist's full name and identification is derived from provenance information. Herkomer was a popular late Victorian artist who executed several noteworthy portraits and numerous subject paintings. He was elected RA in 1890 and served as...
    • Richard III, Act V, Sc. 3, the ghost scene in Richard's tent [Thomas Stothard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III. Act 5. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Richard III, depicted.;Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485 – In literature, depicted.
    • Title derived from pencil note on back of drawing. – Drawing is on laid paper, the chain lines running horizontally. Paper has been cut from a larger sheet and the top edge is cut in the shape of an emblem design which bears lettering in ink 'K...
    • Illustrations of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra [Frank Howard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Antony, depicted.;Antonius, Marcus, 83?-30 B.C. – In literature, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • 21 designs for 13 etchings. Items are attached to paper, beneath some of the designs the resulting etching is also attached. Labels with act, scene and quotation are attached to most, apparently by the bookseller. Items are numbered but unsigned....

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