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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    ca. late 18th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hayman, Francis RA (painter)
    Grignion, Charles (the elder), born 1721 - died 1810 (engraver)
    Bowles, John, born 1701 - died 1779 (publisher)
    Bowles, Carington, born 1724 - died 1793 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching, printing ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.4467-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print depicting Sir John Falstaff in the Buck Basket in Act III, Scene 3 of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Sir John Falstaff is being concealed in the Buck Basket in Mrs Ford's house. Printed in London for John Bowles & Carington Bowles.

Physical description

Etched print depicting Sir John Falstaff in the Buck Basket in Act III, Scene 3 of The Merry Wives of Windsor.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

ca. late 18th century (published)

Artist/maker

Hayman, Francis RA (painter)
Grignion, Charles (the elder), born 1721 - died 1810 (engraver)
Bowles, John, born 1701 - died 1779 (publisher)
Bowles, Carington, born 1724 - died 1793 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

etching, printing ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Early Theatrical Scenes'
Written in pencil on back of print.

Dimensions

Height: 25.9 cm Print size, Width: 37.2 cm Print size

Descriptive line

Print depicting Sir John Falstaff in the Buck Basket in Act III, Scene 3 of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Printed in London for John Bowles & Carington Bowles, ca. late 18th c. Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Etching (corroding)

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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