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A GROUP OF FIVE FRAMED LARGE FORMAT STIPPLE ENGRAVED

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A GROUP OF FIVE FRAMED LARGE FORMAT STIPPLE ENGRAVED SHAKESPEARE PLATES FROM JOHN & JOSIAH BOYDELL'S "SHAKESPEARE GALLERY", comprising a large format stipple engraving from the "Tempest, act I, scene scene II, the inchanted island ..." after the painting by Henry Fuseli (British, 1741-1825) and engraved by John Peter Simon, published London, September 29, 1787 by John & Josiah Boydell; height: 21"; width: 27"; a large format stipple engraving from "Macbeth, act iv, scene I, a dark cave ..." after the painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, 1723-1792) and engraved by Robert Thew, published London, December 1, 1802 by John and Josiah Boydell: height: 21"; width 26 1/2"; a large format stipple engraving from "Twelfth Night, act III, scene IV, Olivia's house ..." after the painting by Johann Heinrich Ramberg (German, 1763-1840) and engraved by Thomas Ryder (British, 1746-1810), published London, June 4, 1794 by John & Josiah Boydell: height: 26 1/4"; width: 31" (framed); a large format stipple engraving from Taming of the Shrew, Induction, Scene II, A Room in the Lord's House ..." after the painting by Robert Smirke (British, 1752-1845) and engraved by Robert Thew (British, 1758-1802), published London June 1791 by John & Josiah Boydell; height: 23 3/4"; width: 36" (framed); and a large format stippled engraving from "Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Act I, Scene IV, The Platform before the Palace of Elsinair ..." (The Ghost), after the painting Henry Fuseli (British, 1741-1825) and engraved by Robert Thew (British, 1758-1802), published London September 29, 1796 by John & Josiah Boydell; height: 28 3/4"; width: 33 7/8" (framed). (5)
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A GROUP OF FIVE FRAMED LARGE FORMAT STIPPLE ENGRAVED

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May 15, 2016
Starting Price $250
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Lot 0339 Details

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A GROUP OF FIVE FRAMED LARGE FORMAT STIPPLE ENGRAVED SHAKESPEARE PLATES FROM JOHN & JOSIAH BOYDELL'S "SHAKESPEARE GALLERY", comprising a large format stipple engraving from the "Tempest, act I, scene scene II, the inchanted island ..." after the painting by Henry Fuseli (British, 1741-1825) and engraved by John Peter Simon, published London, September 29, 1787 by John & Josiah Boydell; height: 21"; width: 27"; a large format stipple engraving from "Macbeth, act iv, scene I, a dark cave ..." after the painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, 1723-1792) and engraved by Robert Thew, published London, December 1, 1802 by John and Josiah Boydell: height: 21"; width 26 1/2"; a large format stipple engraving from "Twelfth Night, act III, scene IV, Olivia's house ..." after the painting by Johann Heinrich Ramberg (German, 1763-1840) and engraved by Thomas Ryder (British, 1746-1810), published London, June 4, 1794 by John & Josiah Boydell: height: 26 1/4"; width: 31" (framed); a large format stipple engraving from Taming of the Shrew, Induction, Scene II, A Room in the Lord's House ..." after the painting by Robert Smirke (British, 1752-1845) and engraved by Robert Thew (British, 1758-1802), published London June 1791 by John & Josiah Boydell; height: 23 3/4"; width: 36" (framed); and a large format stippled engraving from "Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Act I, Scene IV, The Platform before the Palace of Elsinair ..." (The Ghost), after the painting Henry Fuseli (British, 1741-1825) and engraved by Robert Thew (British, 1758-1802), published London September 29, 1796 by John & Josiah Boydell; height: 28 3/4"; width: 33 7/8" (framed). (5)

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