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Print - Scene from Macbeth, Act IV., Scene I.
  • Scene from Macbeth, Act IV., Scene I.
    Thew, Robert, born 1758 - died 1802
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Scene from Macbeth, Act IV., Scene I.

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    c.1786 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thew, Robert, born 1758 - died 1802 (printmaker)
    Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2910

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Scene from Macbeth, Act IV., Scene I.; A dark cave, in the middle a cauldron boiling. - Three witches, Macbeth, Hecate, &c.; After Sir Joshua Reynolds; From John Boydell's 'Shakespeare' (either the illustrated edition or the print folio); Print on paper.

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)

Date

c.1786 (made)

Artist/maker

Thew, Robert, born 1758 - died 1802 (printmaker)
Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Object history note

From John Boydell's 'Shakespeare' (either the illustrated edition or the print folio), commenced c.1786.

Descriptive line

Scene from Macbeth, Act IV., Scene I.; A dark cave, in the middle a cauldron boiling. - Three witches, Macbeth, Hecate, &c.; After Sir Joshua Reynolds; From John Boydell's 'Shakespeare' (either the illustrated edition or the print folio); Print on paper; By Robert Thew; English School; c.1786.

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

Men; Witches; Women; Cauldron; Theatre; Cave

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Shakespeare

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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