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    • [A scene from All's well that ends well] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. All's well that ends well. Act 1. Scene 3, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Helena (All's well that ends well), depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Countess of...
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – History: Although Wright is noted as a prolific book illustrator cataloger unable to locate an engraving or illustration by him which resembles this design. – Items have the play title labeled in pencil on...
    • [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...
    • [A scene from King Henry IV, pt. 2 or Merry wives] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV. Part 2. Act 2. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merry wives of Windsor, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Falstaff, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – Artist: Drawing was sold by John Anderson Jr. as the work of J.M.W. Turner which it obviously is not. Edward Croft-Murray of the British Museum identified it as the work of Wright. The drawing is, however, dissimilar...
    • [A scene from Love's labour's lost - act IV, sc. 3] [John Wright].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Love's labour's lost. Act 4. Scene 3, depicted.; Cupid (Roman deity), depicted.
    • Collection title devised by cataloger. – Both items are labeled with the play title in pencil in the lower right corner of the backing to which they have been glued. The first item is initialed 'JMW. in pencil in the lower right corner of the...
    • [Actor, unidentified]

    • Actors – 19th century, depicted.
    • This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance. – Unsigned, almost certainly by R.H. Norman.
    • [As you like it, act V, sc. 4] / [Thomas Stothard].

    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it. Act 5. Scene 4, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Audrey, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Touchstone, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 –...
    • Artist: Drawing bears some similarities to Stothard's style though it does not exhibit his skill of draughtsmanship and was probably executed by one of his followers. The first initial of the pencil notes giving the artist's name on the mat and...
    • [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...
    • [Edmund Keane as King Lear] [Augustus Toedteberg].

    • Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833 – Performances, depicted.;Kean, Edmund, 1787-1833, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Lear, depicted.; Lear, King (Legendary character),...
    • Title devised by cataloger. – All the works by Toedteberg that Folger owns are theatrical portraits copied after rare prints. They are either contained in volumes which were grangerized by Toedteberg or are individual items which were purchased...
    • [G.F. Cooke as Richard III] [John Thomas Barber Beaumont].

    • Cooke, George Frederick, 1756-1812 – Performances, depicted.;Cooke, George Frederick, 1756-1812, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – King Richard III,...
    • Artist: Portrait matches an engraving of Cooke by A. Chardon, after a miniature by J.T. Barber, 1805 (Barber later added Beaumont to his name). Item is either after or by Barber Beaumont, a British miniaturist who exhibited R.A. 1794-1806. The...
    • [H. Beerbohm Tree as] Hamlet [Augustus Toedteberg].

    • Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917 – Performances, depicted.;Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1853-1917, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hamlet, depicted.; Hamlet...
    • All the works by Toedteberg that Folger owns are theatrical portraits copied after rare prints. They are either contained in volumes which were grangerized by Toedteberg or are individual items which were purchased from the sale of Toedteberg's...
    • [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 all...
    • [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 – Characters –...
    • 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 size...
    • [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, 1564-1616 –...
    • 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 &...
    • [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:...
    • [Three heads, on a self portrait] [Arthur Rackham].

    • Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939, depicted.; Witches, depicted.
    • On blue machine-wove paper which has been split from the back of an illustration board by the Conservation lab. Erased from the center of the paper is a pencil notation which referred to the subject of the watercolor from which this sheet was...
    • [Unidentified classical scene]

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    • Date range based on style of drawing and on watermark in paper (1801). – Artist: Drawing is executed in the outline fashion traditionally associated with such artists as Flaxman, Fuseli, Blake and Stothard. The sale catalog from which this drawing...
    • 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...
    • A.A. Addams as Hamlet [Augustus Toedteberg].

    • Addams, Augustus A., d. 1851 – Performances, depicted.;Addams, Augustus A., d. 1851, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet, depicted.;Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 – Characters – Hamlet, depicted.; Hamlet (Legendary character),...
    • Title from pencil note on verso of Folger copy. Full figure portrait, standing to front, looking left, cloak over left arm which is held across chest. Inlaid to larger sheet, unsigned. – All the works by Toedteberg that Folger owns are theatrical...

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