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Object: The Alto-Relievo in the Front of the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall
Series: Shakespeare Gallery (small series)
Shakespeare on a rocky pedestal, one hand on the shoulder of the genius of painting standing to the right, holding a palette and brushes, while the dramatic muse with a lyre reaches to crown him with laurel from the left; after a sculpture by Thomas Banks, frontispiece to Boydell's Shakespeare; proof before letters. 1802
Etching with engraving
- Production date
Height: 440 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 338 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Boydell's Shakespeare, 1802, Vol 1, frontispiece.
For scratched-letter state, see 1868,0822.3406.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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