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    • [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...
    • The duel between Viola and Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth night (act III, sc.4) [Henry William...

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Act 3. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Viola, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Fabian, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters...
    • Artist: Artist attribution is derived from original bookseller. The bookseller dated the work circa 1790 and so probably did not see the signature. – History: An engraving portraying the same scene was designed by Bunbury and engraved by C. Knight...
    • Olivia's garden, a scene from Twelfth night / [George Cruikshank, likely artist].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night. Act 3. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Malvolio, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Maria (Twelfth night), depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Artist: Artist attribution from signature and bookseller. The subject, however is not listed in any of the catalogs of Cruikshank's works (Reid, Cohn, and Widener). – Provenance: Item was purchased by the Folgers from Maggs Bros. May 28, 1925. –...
    • [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...
    • [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, William,...
    • 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...
    • [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, depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • 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 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 – Prospero,...
    • 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...
    • [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 erased....
    • 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 it...
    • [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...
    • [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 the...
    • Shakspere's house, New Place, chapel, & grammar school / Sam. Ireland delt.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Homes and haunts, depicted.; New Place (Stratford-upon-Avon, England), depicted.; Historic buildings – England – Stratford-upon-Avon, depicted.; Stratford-upon-Avon (England) – Buildings, structures, etc., depicted.
    • Plate to Samuel Ireland, Picturesque views on the upper, or Warwickshire Avon, 1795. – This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
    • Lament for Imogen A. Rackham.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Cymbeline, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Imogen, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Guiderius, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Arviragus,...
    • Artist: Drawing was executed early in Rackham's career as an illustrator and reflects the influence of illustrator Hugh Thomson. – History: Executed as an illustration to Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare published by J.M. Dent, originally as a black...
    • [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 289...
    • Famous characters from Shakespeare, tragedies

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Cordelia, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet,...
    • Date range based on style of drawing. – Artist: Although labeled as the work of Stothard, drawing lacks the skill and control one would expect to find in a Stothard drawing. The companion piece illustrating the comedies derives many of its figures...
    • [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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