Proof illustration to Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' (act two, scene two) for so-called 'Bell's Shakespeare' ('The dramatic writings of Shakespeare', London: John Bell, 1788, volume 10, page 35); Lady Macbeth and Macbeth struggling over the dagger in his hand, which he refuses to take back into Duncan's chamber in order to frame his chamberlains for the murder he has committed; on oval frame surmounted by crown, dagger, snake and torch; proof before letters. c.1784 Etching and engraving
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