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    • [A scene from Cymbeline - act III, sc. 6] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Cymbeline. Act 3. Scene 6, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Imogen, depicted.; Imogen (Fictitious character : Shakespeare), depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Attribution is taken from the bookseller. – Item is glued to a backing which bears no label. It measures approximately 5 1/2 x 5 in. and is unsigned. – Provenance: Item was formerly part of ART Inventory...
    • [A scene from King Henry IV, pt. 2] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV. Part 2. Act II. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Doll Tearsheet, depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Artist identification taken from bookseller and penciled note on verso. Colors are mostly browns and golds with some blue/green highlights and bits of red. Item isn't signed. – Artist: In style, in the shape of faces and in the formation of...
    • [Illustration to Coriolanus, act II, sc. 1] I.B. Cipriani in. et de.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Coriolanus. Act 2. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Volumnia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Coriolanus, depicted.;Coriolanus, Cnaeus Marcius – In...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: The signature does not match the known signature of Cipriani and may have been added or the design may have been copied by another hand from the engraving of the design. The drawing lacks the detail of the...
    • [Illustrations to As you like it] Hu. Thomson.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it, depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Identification from signature and bookseller. Thomson was a noted watercolor artist and illustrator. He illustrated the works of Austen, Burney and J. M. Barrie, among others, and contributed illustrations to...
    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare - loosely executed (horizontal)] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well. Act 1. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV. Part 2. Act 2. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Henry V. Act 4. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – History: This set of watercolors appears to have been done as a series or part of a series. Items are similarly mounted and labeled which seems to verify this assumption. Unfortunately the items were not...
    • [Lear with Cordelia dead in his arms] Louis Rhead.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear. Act 5. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Cordelia, depicted.; Lear, King (Legendary character),...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Illustration was designed for an edition of Lamb's Tales, copyrighted 1918. – This drawing is claimed by the bookseller to have been called in reviews 'the best drawing Louis Rhead has ever made'. On the verso is...
    • [Portrait of a woman] / [A.B.].

    • Halkett, Anne, Lady, 1622-1699, depicted.
    • Half length portrait, to right, looking front, wearing a hood tied under chin. Initialed in ink, bottom right, "A.B./Delin./Anno/1706." – History: Unable to find similar rendering in FSL sources for portraits. – Provenance: The volume in which...
    • [Rough drawings (large) for scenes from Shakespeare] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Ferdinand (Tempest), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Miranda, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Attribution taken from bookseller and initials on one item. – History: The rough drawing of Antony and Cleopatra is similar in design to a finished watercolor by Wright which is much smaller in...
    • [Scene from King Lear - act V, sc. 3] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear. Act 5. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Cordelia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: The ink usage and the coloring found on this item are not typical of other works attributed to Wright in the FSL collection. Artist attribution is taken from bookseller and the pencil signature on the item....
    • [Scene from Much ado about nothing - act III, sc. 1] J.M. Wright.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing. Act 3. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Beatrice, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hero, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Provenance: ART Box W951 no.143, 144 were purchased by the Folgers from Alfred Sedgwick an Essex bookseller, on the 21st of February, 1927 (Case 1683). ART Box W951 no.145 was purchased from E. Parsons &...
    • [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....
    • [Scenes from Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet. Act 5. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Horatio, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Artist attribution is taken from the bookseller. Items were previously cataloged, mistakenly, as the work of Thomas Stothard. – History: The scene from Hamlet is illustrated by Wright, in much...
    • [Scenes from The tempest and Midsummer night's dream] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Miranda, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters –...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Identification is taken from ink labels on the former backings. – Items have been removed from backings which had brown ink labels beneath them, written in a neat italic script, underneath at the...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [The tempest] [Richard Westall].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.
    • Artist: Attribution is taken from pencil note on Folger copy and bookseller. Work is similar in style to other watercolors attributed to Westall. – Drawing is, at present mounted solidly to artist's board which is labeled in pencil, lower right:...

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