book of prints
- Museum number
- Object: Théatre de Molière
"Théatre de J. B. Poquelin de Molière. Vignettes gravées à l'eau-forte par Frédéric Hillemacher, 1863-1870"; containing 166 vignettes depicting scenes from the plays of Molière along with his portrait and a representation of his genius in the form of two putti. Facing letterpress titles and bound in green with letterpress titlepage. Proofs.
Etchings, printed on India paper
- Production date
Height: 292 millimetres (sheet size of each page)
Width: 199 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The text of this volume was printed in only four examples (for the Print Room of the British Museum; Sir William R. Drake, F.S.A; Richard Fisher, Esq.; and Frederick Justen).
For other prints by Hillemacher relating to Molière, his troupe, and his plays, see 1877,1013.1883 and 1877,1013.1936 to 1968).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number