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Print - H Beard Print Collection
  • H Beard Print Collection
    Dobson, William, born 1611 - died 1646
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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    3 September 1778 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dobson, William, born 1611 - died 1646 (painter)
    Watts, John (artist)
    Watts, John (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    mezzotint

  • Museum number:

    S.6269-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Head and torso portrait of Nath. Lee, the mad poet, inscribed in an oval. From an original picture in the collection of Rich. Cosway Esq. R.A. [N. Lee was] author of eleven tragedies, which were received with applause, two of them were written after he had been confined in Bedlam four years, he attempted acting, but did not succeed, he was found dead in the street anno 1690 after a night of riot and extravagance.

Physical description

Head and torso portrait of Nath. Lee, the mad poet, inscribed in an oval.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

3 September 1778 (published)

Artist/maker

Dobson, William, born 1611 - died 1646 (painter)
Watts, John (artist)
Watts, John (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

mezzotint

Dimensions

Height: 46 cm Print size, Width: 35.9 cm Print size

Descriptive line

Head and torso portrait of Nath. Lee, the mad poet, inscribed in an oval, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Print-making; Mezzotint

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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