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Painting - John Philip Kemble as Richard in <i>Richard III</i> by William Shakespeare
  • John Philip Kemble as Richard in Richard III by William Shakespeare
    Hamilton, William RA, born 1751 - died 1801
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John Philip Kemble as Richard in Richard III by William Shakespeare

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (painted)

  • Date:

    after 1788 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hamilton, William RA, born 1751 - died 1801 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    oil on canvas

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.75

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Portrait of John Philip Kemble on stage as Richard III.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (painted)

Date

after 1788 (made)

Artist/maker

Hamilton, William RA, born 1751 - died 1801 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

oil on canvas

Dimensions

Height: 56.5 cm estimate, Width: 41.6 cm estimate

Object history note

Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce, 1869

Descriptive line

Portrait entitiled "John Philip Kemble as Richard in 'Richard III' by William Shakespeare", William Hamilton, after 1788.

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

Ashton, Geoffrey. Catalogue of Paintings at the Theatre Museum, London. ed. James Fowler, London : Victoria and Albert Museum, 1992. 224p. ill. ISBN 1851771026

Materials

Oil paint; Canvas

Techniques

Oil painting

Categories

Paintings; Portraits; Shakespeare; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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