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Macbeth

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1828 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lupton, Thomas Goff, born 1791 - died 1873 (engraver)
    Martin, John (artist)
    Tiffin, Walter B. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    E.689-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3H, shelf EE 238

Physical description

Mezzotint lettered with the title, 'Macbeth', and four lines from the play by William Shakespeare, and 'Drawn by John Martin Engraved by Thos, Lupton London Published Augt. 1st 1828. by Walter B. Tiffin 3. Haymarket'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1828 (published)

Artist/maker

Lupton, Thomas Goff, born 1791 - died 1873 (engraver)
Martin, John (artist)
Tiffin, Walter B. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Drawn by John Martin Engraved by Thos. Lupton London Published Augt.1st.1828. by Walter B. Tiffin. 3. Haymarket.'
Lettered with title, 4 lines from Macbeth etc. and

Dimensions

Height: 30.7 cm, Width: 40.6 cm

Object history note

The oil painting, which was exhibited at the British Institution in 1820, is in the Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh.

Descriptive line

'Macbeth'. Print by Thomas Goff Lupton after an oil painting by John Martin of the same title, dated 1820. Mezzotint, British, 1828.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Kings

Categories

Prints; Shakespeare; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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