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    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare's Falstaff plays] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Henry V, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Troilus and Cressida,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – All of the items, with the exception of ART Vol. d98 no.12 and no.14, have been removed from their backings. ART Vol. d98 no.12 and 14 are labeled in the brown ink Roman capitals found on other backings...
    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare - group scenes - unfinished] J.M. Wright.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VIII, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Anne Bullen, depicted.;Anne Boleyn, Queen, consort of Henry VIII, King of...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Drawings formerly glued to backings (since removed) which had the play title written in pencil in the bottom right corner. Six of the drawings have, as well, the title written in pencil on the bottom edge...
    • A pretty time to come home / [George Cruikshank].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.; Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character), depicted.
    • Artist: Artist attribution from provenance information. – History: According to the auction catalog from which this item was purchased, the work was published in 1827 as a separate print. 1827 was also the year in which Cruikshank published his...
    • [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...
    • Illustrations to Taming of the shrew, Merry wives of Windsor and As you like it [John Thurston].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it. Act 2. Scene 7, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Orlando, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Duke Frederick, depicted.;Shakespeare, William,...
    • Artist: Though labeled as the work of Stothard, drawings match illustrations which were engraved as the work of John Thurston, another prolific book illustrator working during the same time period. – History: Drawings were engraved as...
    • Petruchio throws the meat about the floor A. Rackham, 1899 & 1909.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew. Act 4. Scene 1, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Petruchio (Taming of the shrew), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Katherine, depicted.;...
    • History: The drawing, originally executed in 1899, has been modified by the artist's hand for a later 1909 edition of Lamb's Tales. Changes can be seen in the clothing and the right leg of Petruchio and in the correction of the date where '99' has...
    • Mr. J.H. Barnes as Macbeth M. Stretch, Novr. 1, 1882.

    • Barnes, J. H. (John Henry), 1850-1925 – Performances, depicted.;Barnes, J. H. (John Henry), 1850-1925, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Macbeth, depicted.;Macbeth,...
    • Title derived from pencil note in upper right corner of drawing. – Artist: Stretch was a figure and humorous artist who did illustrations for magazines. – Full figure, standing to front, looking left, sword in right hand, shield in left. Title...
    • [Illustrations to Shakespeare - loosely executed (vertical)] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it. Act 3. Scene 2, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV. Part 1. Act 2. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Titus Andronicus. Act 2. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare,...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Provenance: Items were formerly part of ART Inventory 289 (no.26, 36, 41, 90, 91), a collection of 122 Shakespearean watercolors most of which are attributed to Wright. For provenance information see...
    • Masquerade J.M.W.

    • Masquerades – 18th century, depicted.;Masquerades – 19th century, depicted.
    • Title derived from pencil note in lower left corner. "J.M.W." is also in pencil in the same hand, lower right corner. – History: Wright was known to have done numerous designs for literary annuals of the 19th century which were known to...
    • [Rough drawings (small) for scenes from Shakespeare] [John Massey Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Three of the items have Wright's initials penciled in the bottom right corner on the surface of the drawing and two of these three also have a pencil note identifying the subject, bottom center. Items vary...
    • 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...
    • Perdita kneeling to Hermione, Winter's tale, act V, sc. 3 / [Thomas Stothard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Winter's tale. Act 5. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hermione, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Perdita, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616...
    • History: Sketch is similar to an engraving published in 'The picturesque beauties of Shakespeare, being a selection of scenes ... engraved under the direction of Charles Talylor. London : C. Taylor, [1783-1787]'. Engraving is lettered 'Hermione...
    • Sweet Anne Page George Cruikshank.

    • 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 – Abraham Slender, depicted.; Page, Anne...
    • Artist: FSL has a letter from Cruikshank to J. Hogg, offering to show a picture from Merry Wives of Windsor [call number Y.c. 686 (4)] Cruikshank drew several subjects from Merry Wives which were used as illustrations to Brough's Life of Falstaff....
    • Wolsey's Palace / E.H. Fitchew.

    • Hampton Court (Richmond upon Thames, London, England), depicted.; Richmond upon Thames (London, England) – Buildings, structures, etc., depicted.
    • Vignette drawing with pencil notations regarding reproduction in margins. Label glued to verso gives title and artist. Executed on artist's board. Removed from a frame 7/28/49. '423','96/9' and 'Tag 1668' had been written on a removed backing....
    • [Illustrations to Merry wives of Windsor] Hu. Thomson.

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.
    • Title devised by cataloger. – History: Drawings were designed as illustrations to a gift book edition of Merry wives of Windsor which was published by William Heineman in 1910. The volume was printed with 40 illustrations which were reproduced as...
    • Tragedy and Comedy / [Robert Smirke].

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    • Artist: Artist attribution from pencil note on verso. Washes are similar to other works by Smirke. – History: Drawings were presumably designed as book illustrations, possibly as frontispieces to an edition of Shakespeare but they have not yet...

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