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Print - Mr. Kemble as Bajazet
  • Mr. Kemble as Bajazet
    De Wilde, Samuel, born 1748 - died 1832
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Mr. Kemble as Bajazet

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (published)

  • Date:

    19th Century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    De Wilde, Samuel, born 1748 - died 1832 (painters (artists))
    Bonner (Mr.) (engravers (printmakers))
    Audinet, Philip, born 1766 - died 1837 (engravers (printmakers))
    John Bell - British Library (publishers)
    C. Cooke (printers and publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.740:1, 2-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Two portraits depicting Mr. Kemble as Bajazet in Tamerlane, a tragedy written by Nicholas Rowe and performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 1797.

Physical description

Two prints depicting Mr. Kemble as Bajazet in Tamerlane. Both prints depict a full-length male figure, arms folded across the chest, wearing long full-length robes, fur-trimmed cloak, and a turban decorated with a half crescent moon. Hanging from the figure's left arm is a long thick chain.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (published)

Date

19th Century (published)

Artist/maker

De Wilde, Samuel, born 1748 - died 1832 (painters (artists))
Bonner (Mr.) (engravers (printmakers))
Audinet, Philip, born 1766 - died 1837 (engravers (printmakers))
John Bell - British Library (publishers)
C. Cooke (printers and publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Act II'
'TAMERLANE.'
'Scene II.'
'De Wilde pinxt.'
'Audinet sculp.'
'Mr. KEMBLE as BAJAZET.'
'- tho' Fortune / Has stript me of the train and pomp of greatness, / Yet still my Soul is free. - '
'London. Printed for J. Bell, British Library, Strand, April 14. 1792.'

'tho Fortune / Has stript me of the train and pomp of greatness, / yet still my soul is free.'
'Act II, Scene 2.'
'MR. KEMBLE, / as BAJAZET.'
'Printed by C. Cooke.'
'April 9. 1808.'
'"Tamerlane".'

Dimensions

Height: 20.0 cm S.740:1-2017, Width: 12.9 cm S.740:1-2017, Height: 14.7 cm S.740:2-2017, Width: 9.2 cm S.740:2-2017

Descriptive line

Two prints depicting Mr. Kemble as Bajazet in Tamerlane, performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in February 1797

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Print-making; Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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