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Print - Abhorson, Clown and Provost
  • Abhorson, Clown and Provost
    Smirke, Robert, born 1752 - died 1845
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Abhorson, Clown and Provost

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    1797 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smirke, Robert, born 1752 - died 1845 (artist)
    Wilson, W. C. (engraver)
    John & Josiah Boydell (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.1330-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print showing Act 4, Scene 2, from Measure for Measure, 1797.

Physical description

Print showing Act 4, Scene 2, from Measure for Measure, 1797. The print features a scene with three male figures inside a stone room. The figure on the left is shown leaning slightly forwards, his gaze directed toward the man positioned at the centre, who is returning his stare. This central figure has his right hand on his hip and a small sword tucked into the belt at his waist. Behind him is the third figure. He is shown climbing up a small flight of steps, his back turned towards the viewer. His right hand is upraised, reaching for the door.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

1797 (printed)

Artist/maker

Smirke, Robert, born 1752 - died 1845 (artist)
Wilson, W. C. (engraver)
John & Josiah Boydell (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 32.5 cm approximately, Width: 21.6 cm approximately

Descriptive line

Print showing Act 4, Scene 2, from Measure for Measure, 1797

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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