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Print - Tamerlane
  • Tamerlane
    Fittler, James ARA, born 1758 - died 1835
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Tamerlane

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    14/02/1792 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fittler, James ARA, born 1758 - died 1835 (engravers)
    Opie, John R.A., born 1761 - died 1807 (artists)
    John Bell - British Library (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.2159-2015

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print of Act 5 in Tamerlane, engraved by Fittler, after original by Opie, published by J. Bell for the British Library, 1792.

Physical description

The print features Act 5 in Tamerlane. The scene depicts a man holding a knife above a woman who is being pulled away by two other men. There is a printed border, which includes a cage above the depicted scene.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)

Date

14/02/1792 (published)

Artist/maker

Fittler, James ARA, born 1758 - died 1835 (engravers)
Opie, John R.A., born 1761 - died 1807 (artists)
John Bell - British Library (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'British Theatre / Tamerlane. / Sal. __ Oh save me but from these! / Baj.__Ye tedious villians then the work is mine.'

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm approximately, Width: 13 cm approximately

Descriptive line

Print of Act 5 in Tamerlane, engraved by Fittler, after original by Opie, published by J. Bell for the British Library, 1792

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Print-making; Engraving

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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