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Mr. Kean in Richard the Third. Act IV. Scene 4. - Well, as you guess?

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    21/11/1814 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Jenkins, J. (publisher)
    Halls, John James, born 1776 - died 1853 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Museum number:

    26697

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 19, box A

Physical description

Print, whole-length portrait of Edmund Kean as Richard III, standing in an architectural setting holding a baton.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

21/11/1814 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Jenkins, J. (publisher)
Halls, John James, born 1776 - died 1853 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by J. J. Halls. Engraved by C. Turner. Mr. Kean in Richard the Third. Act IV. Scene 4. - Well, as you guess? This Print is Dedicated by Permission to Samuel Whitebread Esqr. M.P. by his very obedt. servt. J. J. Halls. London, Published Novr. 21. 1814 (for the Proprietor), by I. Jenkins, Printseller, 48, Strand.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 66 cm, Width: 38.1 cm

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter length portrait of Edmund Kean in Shakespeare's Richard III, mezzotint by Charles Turner after John James Hall, 1814.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Baton; Actor; King; Ermine

Categories

Paintings; Portraits; Shakespeare

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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