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John Philip Kemble as Hamlet in Hamlet by William Shakespeare

1801 (made)

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on canvas
Brief Description
Portrait entitled "John Philip Kemble as Hamlet in Hamlet by William Shakespeare", after Sir Thomas Lawrence, after 1798.
  • Estimate height: 61cm
  • Estimate width: 45.5cm
Credit line
Given by Mrs W. E. Kemble, in memory of Paul Philip Kemble
Object history
Given by Mrs W.E. Kemble in memory of Paul Philip Kemble, 1988.
Subjects depicted
Literary Reference<i>Hamlet</i>
Bibliographic Reference
Ashton, Geoffrey. Catalogue of Paintings at the Theatre Museum, London. ed. James Fowler, London : Victoria and Albert Museum, 1992. 224p. ill. ISBN 1851771026
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record createdOctober 27, 2003
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