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Print - H Beard Print Collection
  • H Beard Print Collection
    Bleeck, Pieter van, born 1700 - died 1764
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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    after 1755 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bleeck, Pieter van, born 1700 - died 1764 (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    mezzotint, ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    S.3871-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print depicting Mrs Cibber as Cordelia in Act III of King Lear, after a painting by Peter Van Bleek.

Physical description

Mezzotint print depicting Mrs Cibber as Cordelia in Act III of King Lear. Print is mounted on fabric.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)

Date

after 1755 (published)

Artist/maker

Bleeck, Pieter van, born 1700 - died 1764 (painter)

Materials and Techniques

mezzotint, ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Austin who is named in this Poem, but of whom no portrait is known to exist, played Edgar to Garrick's Lear, & Cibber's Cordelia - but it may be a question whether this be he: see also the print of Garrick in Lear which follows not many pages hence.'
Written in ink on front of print at lower edge.

Dimensions

Height: 50.5 cm Print size, Width: 40.5 cm Print size

Descriptive line

Print depicting Mrs Cibber as Cordelia in Act III of King Lear, after a painting by Peter Van Bleek in 1755, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink; Cloth

Techniques

Print-making; Mezzotint

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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