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Print - Mr. Garrick and Mrs. Pritchard in the Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Scene III
  • Mr. Garrick and Mrs. Pritchard in the Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Scene III
    Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813
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Mr. Garrick and Mrs. Pritchard in the Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Scene III

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    30/03/1776 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (engraver)
    Boydell, John, born 1719 - died 1804 (publisher)
    Zoffany, Johan Joseph, born 1733 - died 1810 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 102

Physical description

Print depicting David Garrick and Hannah Pritchard in the characters of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Whole-length portraits. Pritchard is standing on the left, turned slightly to left and looking to right; Garrick is standing on the right, turned to and looking to front. The scene is in a gothic interior.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

30/03/1776 (published)

Artist/maker

Green, Valentine, born 1739 - died 1813 (engraver)
Boydell, John, born 1719 - died 1804 (publisher)
Zoffany, Johan Joseph, born 1733 - died 1810 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'J. Zoffany Pinxit'
Inscribed below image.

'Published March 30th, 1776, by J. Boydell, Engraver, in Cheapside, London.'
Inscribed below image.

'V. Green, Engraver to his Majesty, fecit'
Inscribed below image.

'MR. GARRICK AND MRS. PRITCHARD IN THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH, ACT II, SCENE III.'
Inscribed below image.

Descriptive line

Mr. Garrick and Mrs. Pritchard in the Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Scene III. Mezzotint by Valentine Green after Johan Zoffany, 1776.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Actor; Woman; Actress; Theatre; Man

Categories

Prints; Entertainment & Leisure; Portraits; Shakespeare

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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