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Print - Love's Labour's Lost
  • Love's Labour's Lost
    Wheatley, Francis RA, born 1747 - died 1801
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Love's Labour's Lost

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    June 4th 1793 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wheatley, Francis RA, born 1747 - died 1801 (artist)
    Neagle, James, born 1769 - died 1822 (engraver)
    John & Josiah Boydell (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.1338-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print showing Act IV, Scene II, from Love's Labour's Lost, June 4th 1793.

Physical description

Print showing Act IV, Scene II, from Love's Labour's Lost, June 4th 1793. The print features a countryside scene with tree covered hills in the background. In the foreground a group of figures are gathered, four male, one female. At the centre of the group the woman stands, holding out a sheaf of papers in her right hand. Three of the men are positioned to the right of the woman, their gazes directed towards the papers she is holding out. One further man is standing behind the woman, watching the other figures in the scene.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

June 4th 1793 (printed)

Artist/maker

Wheatley, Francis RA, born 1747 - died 1801 (artist)
Neagle, James, born 1769 - died 1822 (engraver)
John & Josiah Boydell (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 31.1 cm approximately, Width: 21.1 cm approximately

Descriptive line

Print showing Act IV, Scene II, from Love's Labour's Lost, June 4th 1793

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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