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The Storm in 'King Lear'

  • Object:

    Theatrical print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    14 July 1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Edward Gordon Craig, born 1872 - died 1966 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by the Artist.

  • Museum number:

    E.1146-1924

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 30, box B

Physical description

Woodcut by Edward Gordon Craig showing the Storm in 'King Lear'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

14 July 1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Edward Gordon Craig, born 1872 - died 1966 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut

Marks and inscriptions

'EGC'/ 'July 14 1920'/ 'but 6 copies pulled - Copy No. 6'
Signed, dated and inscribed in pencil.

Dimensions

Height: 26.5 cm Sheet, Width: 19.5 cm Sheet, Height: 17 cm Image, Width: 15.7 cm Image

Descriptive line

Edward Gordon Craig. 'The Storm in 'King Lear'.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.

Production Note

Attribution note: copy number 6.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Woodcut

Subjects depicted

Storms

Categories

Theatre; Shakespeare; Prints; Woodcuts

Production Type

Limited edition

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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