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poster / drawing / advertisement

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1967,1014.86

  • Description

    Design for a poster for Macbeth; the three witches to left below a rock on which stands Macbeth (?), steam rising. 1911 Watercolour and gum

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1911
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 844 millimetres
    • Width: 630 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed and dated: "Edmund Dulac 1911" and inscribed "Shakespeare's Macbeth his Majesty's Theatre"
  • Location

    Not on display (British Antiquarian PVIIIa)

  • Exhibition history

    1982/3 Nov-Jan, Sheffield, Mappin Art Gallery, 'Dulac', no.51 1983 Jan-Feb, Bristol Art Gallery, 'Dulac', no.51 1989 Feb-Apr, London, Barbican Art Gallery, 'The Last Romantics', no.359
    2007/8 Nov-Feb, London, Dulwich Picture Gallery, 'The Age of Enchantment:..'
    2014-15 Sept - Jan.London, BM, Witches and Wicked Bodies

  • Associated names

  • Associated titles

    • Associated Title: Macbeth
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1967

  • Acquisition notes

    This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1967,1014.86

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