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Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1912 (designed and printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Edward Gordon Craig, born 1872 - died 1966 (print-makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut

  • Museum number:

    S.6-2010

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Woodcut entitled, 'Army of Fortinbras', by Edward Gordon Craig, 1912. Fifth state. The illustration appears on p.120 of the English edition of Hamlet, published by the Cranach Press, and on p.126 of the German edition.

Physical description

Woodcut in black on Japan paper entitled, 'Army of Fortinbras', by Edward Gordon Craig, 1912.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

1912 (designed and printed)

Artist/maker

Edward Gordon Craig, born 1872 - died 1966 (print-makers)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut

Marks and inscriptions

'5 State. Only 3 copies printed. Copy no.1.'
Stamped and pencilled in Craig's hand.

'Fortinbras's army 1912. Act 4.s.4.40p'

Dimensions

Height: 16 cm printed surface at highest point, Width: 9 cm printed surface at widest point

Object history note

This print, from Gordon Craig's personal archive, was acquired by the director and collector, Jason Buzas, from the family of Gordon Craig, via Craig's grandson, Tom.

Descriptive line

Woodcut entitled, 'Army of Fortinbras', by Edward Gordon Craig, 1912

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

In my mind's eye : Edward Gordon Craig and Hamlet : an exhibition of prints & books, mainly from the personal archives of Gordon Craig and his family from the collection of Jason Buzas, London : Sophie Schneideman Rare Books, 2009

Materials

Mounting board; Printing paper; Lithographic ink

Techniques

Wood-engraving (process)

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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