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Print - Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare
    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756
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Shakespeare

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1721 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2700

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case DG, shelf 11A, box 7

Physical description

A bust of William Shakespeare, in an illustrated oval, the name in a ribbon above seen beneath a wreath, the arms below; Print on paper; Inscribed 'G. VERTUE, SCULP. 1721'.

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)

Date

1721 (made)

Artist/maker

Vertue, George, born 1684 - died 1756 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

G. VERTUE, SCULP. 1721
Inscribed.

Descriptive line

A bust of William Shakespeare, in an illustrated oval, the name in a ribbon above seen beneath a wreath, the arms below; Print on paper; By George Vertue; English School; 1721.

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

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Wreath; Bust; Ribbon; Man; Portrait

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Shakespeare

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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