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Print - Mr. Garrick in Hamlet
  • Mr. Garrick in Hamlet
    McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765
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Mr. Garrick in Hamlet

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (published)

  • Date:

    01/11/1754 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (printmaker)
    Wilson, Benjamin, born 1721 - died 1788 (artist)
    Wilson, Benjamin, born 1721 - died 1788 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    mezzotint print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2797

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 98

Physical description

Mr. Garrick in Hamlet, Act I, Scene 4; Half-length, standing. The background representing a castle on the coast, fortifications and ships; Mezzotint print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (published)

Date

01/11/1754 (published)

Artist/maker

McArdell, James, born 1729 - died 1765 (printmaker)
Wilson, Benjamin, born 1721 - died 1788 (artist)
Wilson, Benjamin, born 1721 - died 1788 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

mezzotint print on paper

Descriptive line

Mr. Garrick in Hamlet, Act I, Scene 4; Half-length, standing. The background representing a castle on the coast, fortifications and ships; After a painting by B. Wilson; Mezzotint print on paper; By James McArdell; English School; Published by B. Wilson, 1754.

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.
No. 112 in Allgemeines Künstler-Lexikon. Dr. Julius Meyer. 1870-73

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Portrait; Theatre; Castle; Ships; Actor; Man

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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