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Print - Mrs. Siddons as the Tragic Muse
  • Mrs. Siddons as the Tragic Muse
    Haward, Francis, born 1759 - died 1797
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Mrs. Siddons as the Tragic Muse

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1787 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Haward, Francis, born 1759 - died 1797 (engraver)
    Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2889

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3H, shelf DR, box 5

Physical description

Print showing Sarah Siddons, shown whole-length and seated in a chair borne on clouds. Behind her are the allegorical figures of Pity and Terror.

Place of Origin

Britain (printed)

Date

1787 (printed)

Artist/maker

Haward, Francis, born 1759 - died 1797 (engraver)
Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple engraving on paper

Descriptive line

Mrs. Siddons as the Tragic Muse. Stipple engraving by Francis Haward after Sir Joshua Reynolds (PRA), 1787.

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

Techniques

Stipple engraving.

Subjects depicted

Actress; Woman

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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