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Edmund Kean as Richard in Richard III by William Shakespeare

Painting
1814 (made)
Artist/Maker

Full length portrait of Edmund Kean in costume as Richard III.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
oil on canvas
Brief Description
Portrait entitiled "Edmund Kean as Richard in 'Richard III' by William Shakespeare", John James Halls, 1814.
Physical Description
Full length portrait of Edmund Kean in costume as Richard III.
Dimensions
  • Estimate height: 57in
  • Estimate width: 33in
Dimensions taken from Summary catalogue of British Paintings, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973
Style
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce
Object history
Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce, 1869
Subjects depicted
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
Collection
Accession Number
DYCE.78

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record createdOctober 27, 2003
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