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Sir John Falstaff

  • Object:

    Wood block

  • Date:

    1753-1828 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bewick, Thomas, born 1753 - died 1828 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraved wood block

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case V, shelf 116

Physical description

Engraved wood block of Sir John Falstaff.


1753-1828 (made)


Bewick, Thomas, born 1753 - died 1828 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraved wood block


Length: 7.9 cm, Height: 5.7 cm

Descriptive line

'Sir John Falstaff'', attributed to Thomas Bewick (1753-1828); engraved woodblock

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1960 and 1961 London: HMSO, 1964


Wood block

Subjects depicted



Prints; Shakespeare


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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