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Johan Joseph Zoffany RA David Garrick and his wife by his Temple to Shakespeare, Hampton
Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
David Garrick and his wife by his Temple to Shakespeare, Hampton
ca. 1762
Joseph Wright of Derby Virgil's Tomb by Moonlight, with Silius Italicus
Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797, British, active in Italy (1773–75)
Virgil's Tomb by Moonlight, with Silius Italicus
1779
Walter Crane The Lady of Shalott
Walter Crane, 1845–1915, British
The Lady of Shalott
1862
Johan Joseph Zoffany RA Edward Shuter, John Beard, and John Dunstall in Isaac Bickerton's "Love in a Village"
Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Edward Shuter, John Beard, and John Dunstall in Isaac Bickerton's "Love in a Village"
1767
Marcellus Laroon the Younger Scene from Shakespeare's "Henry IV, Part I"
Marcellus Laroon the Younger, 1679–1772, British
Scene from Shakespeare's "Henry IV, Part I"
1746
John Downman The Ghost of Clytemnestra Awakening the Furies
John Downman, 1750–1824, British
The Ghost of Clytemnestra Awakening the Furies
1781
William Mulready Mr. Peregrine Touchwood Breaking in upon the Rev. Josiah Cargill
William Mulready, 1786–1863, Irish
Mr. Peregrine Touchwood Breaking in upon the Rev. Josiah Cargill
1831
William Hamilton The revelation of Olivia's betrothal, from "Twelfth Night," Act V, Scene i
William Hamilton, 1751–1801, British
The revelation of Olivia's betrothal, from "Twelfth Night," Act V, Scene i
ca. 1790
Sawrey Gilpin Gulliver Taking His Final Leave of the Land of the Houyhnhnms
Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British
Gulliver Taking His Final Leave of the Land of the Houyhnhnms
1769
Richard Dadd Hamlet and his Mother; The Closet Scene
Richard Dadd, 1817–1886, British
Hamlet and his Mother; The Closet Scene
1846
Angelica Kauffmann RA Rinaldo and Armida
Angelica Kauffmann RA, 1741–1807, Swiss, active in Britain (1766–81)
Rinaldo and Armida
1771
Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg Falstaff with the Body of Hotspur
Attributed to Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, 1740–1812, French, active in Britain (from 1771)
Falstaff with the Body of Hotspur
ca. 1786
William Hodges Jaques and the Wounded Stag: 'As You Like It,' Act II, Scene I
Landscape by William Hodges, 1744–1797, British
Jaques and the Wounded Stag: 'As You Like It,' Act II, Scene I
1790
Edward Alcock Portia and Shylock, from Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice", IV, i
Edward Alcock, active 1750–ca. 1778, British
Portia and Shylock, from Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice", IV, i
ca. 1778
Pieter van Bleeck Mrs. Cibber as Cordelia
Pieter van Bleeck, 1700–1764, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1723)
Mrs. Cibber as Cordelia
ca. 1755
Thomas Stothard The Return of Othello, 'Othello,' Act II, Scene II
Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
The Return of Othello, 'Othello,' Act II, Scene II
ca. 1799
Gilbert Stuart Newton Shylock and Jessica from the 'Merchant of Venice,' II, ii
Gilbert Stuart Newton, 1794–1835, British
Shylock and Jessica from the 'Merchant of Venice,' II, ii
1830
Robert Smirke The Seven Ages of Man: The Justice, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
The Seven Ages of Man: The Justice, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
between 1798 and 1801
Robert Smirke The Seven Ages of Man: The Pantaloon, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
The Seven Ages of Man: The Pantaloon, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
between 1798 and 1801
unknown artist Prospero, Miranda and Ariel, from "The Tempest"
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Prospero, Miranda and Ariel, from "The Tempest"
ca. 1780
George Cruikshank The First Appearance of William Shakespeare on the Stage of the Globe Theatre
George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
The First Appearance of William Shakespeare on the Stage of the Globe Theatre
1864 to 1865
William Blake The Horse
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
The Horse
ca. 1805
Charles Hunt Children Acting the 'Play Scene' from "Hamlet," Act II, Scene ii
Charles Hunt, 1803–1877, British
Children Acting the 'Play Scene' from "Hamlet," Act II, Scene ii
1863
Robert Smirke The Seven Ages of Man: Second Childishness, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
The Seven Ages of Man: Second Childishness, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
between 1798 and 1801
unknown artist Procession of Characters from Shakespeare's Plays
unknown artist, nineteenth century
Procession of Characters from Shakespeare's Plays
ca. 1840
Benjamin Wilson David Garrick and George Anne Bellamy in "Romeo and Juliet", Act V, Scene iii
Benjamin Wilson, 1721–1788, British
David Garrick and George Anne Bellamy in "Romeo and Juliet", Act V, Scene iii
1753
unknown artist Cordelia Championed by the Earl of Kent, from Shakespeare's "King Lear," I, i
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Cordelia Championed by the Earl of Kent, from Shakespeare's "King Lear," I, i
between 1770 and 1780
James Stephanoff Falstaff at Herne's Oak, from "The Merry Wives of Windsor," Act V, Scene v
James Stephanoff, 1787–1874, British
Falstaff at Herne's Oak, from "The Merry Wives of Windsor," Act V, Scene v
1832
Herbert Stoppelaer Shylock and Tubal from "The Merchant of Venice"
Herbert Stoppelaer, active 1730–1775, Irish
Shylock and Tubal from "The Merchant of Venice"
1767 to 1769
Johann Heinrich Ramberg Olivia, Maria and Malvolio from "Twelfth Night," Act III, Scene iv
Johann Heinrich Ramberg, 1763–1840, German, active in Britain (1781–88)
Olivia, Maria and Malvolio from "Twelfth Night," Act III, Scene iv
1789
James Northcote Master Betty as Hamlet, before a Bust of Shakespeare
James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Master Betty as Hamlet, before a Bust of Shakespeare
between 1804 and 1806
Joseph Noel Paton Puck and Fairies, from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Joseph Noel Paton, 1821–1901, British
Puck and Fairies, from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
ca. 1850
Robert Smirke The Seven Ages of Man: The Infant, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
The Seven Ages of Man: The Infant, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
between 1798 and 1801
Robert Smirke The Seven Ages of Man: The Schoolboy, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
The Seven Ages of Man: The Schoolboy, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
between 1798 and 1801
Robert Smirke The Seven Ages of Man: The Soldier, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
The Seven Ages of Man: The Soldier, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
between 1798 and 1801
Thomas Stothard Oberon and Titania from "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Act IV, Scene i
Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
Oberon and Titania from "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Act IV, Scene i
1806
Robert Smirke The Seven Ages of Man: The Lover, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
The Seven Ages of Man: The Lover, 'As You Like It,' II, vii
between 1798 and 1801
John Cawse Falstaff and the recruits, from "Henry IV, Part II"
John Cawse, 1779–1862, British
Falstaff and the recruits, from "Henry IV, Part II"
ca. 1818
John S. Clifton Buck Washing on Datchet Mead from 'The Merry Wives of Windsor,' III, v
John S. Clifton, active 1852–1869, British
Buck Washing on Datchet Mead from 'The Merry Wives of Windsor,' III, v
1849
George Cruikshank Herne's Oak from 'The Merry Wives of Windsor,' V, v
George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Herne's Oak from 'The Merry Wives of Windsor,' V, v
ca. 1857
Thomas Stothard Prospero, Miranda and Ariel, from "The Tempest," Act I, scene ii
Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
Prospero, Miranda and Ariel, from "The Tempest," Act I, scene ii
ca. 1799
George Stubbs The Farmer's Wife and the Raven
George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
The Farmer's Wife and the Raven
1786
Walter Richard Sickert A Theatrical Incident: "As You Like It"
Walter Richard Sickert, 1860–1942, British, born in Germany
A Theatrical Incident: "As You Like It"
1938
Benjamin van der Gucht Henry Woodward as Petruchio in Catherine and Petruchio, a version by Garrick of "The Taming of the Shrew"
Benjamin van der Gucht, 1753–1794, British
Henry Woodward as Petruchio in Catherine and Petruchio, a version by Garrick of "The Taming of the Shrew"
between 1773 and 1774
William Artaud 'The Triumph of Mercy,' from Collins' 'Ode To Mercy'
William Artaud, 1763–1823, British
'The Triumph of Mercy,' from Collins' 'Ode To Mercy'
1788 to 1790
Charles Reuben Ryley 'The Vicar of Wakefield,' Vol. I, Chap. VIII: Dining in the Hayfields' (Surprised by Mr. Thornhill's Chaplain)
Charles Reuben Ryley, 1752–1798, British
'The Vicar of Wakefield,' Vol. I, Chap. VIII: Dining in the Hayfields' (Surprised by Mr. Thornhill's Chaplain)
1786
James Smetham Imogen and the Shepherds, 'Cymbeline,' Act IV, scene II
James Smetham, 1821–1889, British
Imogen and the Shepherds, 'Cymbeline,' Act IV, scene II
ca. 1874
Charles Reuben Ryley 'The Vicar of Wakefield,' Vol. II, Chap. III: The Return of Olivia
Charles Reuben Ryley, 1752–1798, British
'The Vicar of Wakefield,' Vol. II, Chap. III: The Return of Olivia
1786
John Atkinson Grimshaw "The Lady of Shalott"
John Atkinson Grimshaw, 1836–1893, British
"The Lady of Shalott"
ca. 1875
Benjamin West Cymon and Iphigenia
Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Cymon and Iphigenia
ca. 1766
Derby porcelain factory Dr. Syntax: Losing His Temper
Derby porcelain factory, founded 1756, British
Dr. Syntax: Losing His Temper
ca. 1810
Richard Parkes Bonington A Knight and Page (from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “Götz von Berlichingen” )
Richard Parkes Bonington, 1802–1828, British
A Knight and Page (from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “Götz von Berlichingen” )
ca. 1826
John Singleton Copley Study for 'The Red Cross Knight'
John Singleton Copley, 1738–1815, American, active in Britain (from 1776)
Study for 'The Red Cross Knight'
ca. 1793
Francis Wheatley Valentine rescuing Silvia from Proteus, from Shakespeare's "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Act V, Scene 4, the Outlaws' Cave
Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Valentine rescuing Silvia from Proteus, from Shakespeare's "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Act V, Scene 4, the Outlaws' Cave
1792
Benjamin West The Cave of Despair
Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
The Cave of Despair
1772
unknown artist Dr. Syntax: Walking with a Stick
unknown artist, English Pearlware
Dr. Syntax: Walking with a Stick
ca. 1810
Derby porcelain factory Dr. Syntax: On a Horse, Jumping a Gate
Derby porcelain factory, founded 1756, British
Dr. Syntax: On a Horse, Jumping a Gate
ca. 1810
Gilbert Stuart Newton Captain Macheath Upbraided by Polly and Lucy in the 'Beggar's Opera', 1826
Gilbert Stuart Newton, 1794–1835, British
Captain Macheath Upbraided by Polly and Lucy in the 'Beggar's Opera', 1826
1826
Pieter van Bleeck Mrs. Cibber as Cordelia
Pieter van Bleeck, 1700–1764, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1723)
Mrs. Cibber as Cordelia
1755
Walter Richard Sickert The Taming of the Shrew
Walter Richard Sickert, 1860–1942, British, born in Germany
The Taming of the Shrew
ca. 1937
Charles Robert Leslie Slender, with the Assistance of Shallow, Courting Anne Page, from "The Merry Wives of Windsor," Act III, Scene iv
Charles Robert Leslie, 1794–1859, British
Slender, with the Assistance of Shallow, Courting Anne Page, from "The Merry Wives of Windsor," Act III, Scene iv
1825
William Hogarth The Beggar's Opera
William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
The Beggar's Opera
1729
Adrien Carpentiers Louis-Francois Roubiliac Modelling His Monument to Shakespeare
Adrien Carpentiers, active 1739–1778, Flemish, active in Britain (from 1739)
Louis-Francois Roubiliac Modelling His Monument to Shakespeare
between 1760 and 1761
Sawrey Gilpin Gulliver Addressing the Houyhnhnms
Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British
Gulliver Addressing the Houyhnhnms
1769
Joseph Gott Sylvia and the Wounded Stag
Joseph Gott, 1786–1860, British, active in Italy
Sylvia and the Wounded Stag
1824
William Young Ottley Prospero Summoning Ariel
William Young Ottley, 1771–1836, British
Prospero Summoning Ariel
ca. 1800
John Hamilton Mortimer Literary Characters Assembled Around the Medallion of Shakespeare
John Hamilton Mortimer, 1740–1779, British
Literary Characters Assembled Around the Medallion of Shakespeare
1776
William Henry Pyne An Illustration to Rob Roy: Interior with a Party Drinking
William Henry Pyne, 1769–1843, British
An Illustration to Rob Roy: Interior with a Party Drinking
undated
Thomas Grieve Design for Midsummer Night's Dream
Thomas Grieve, 1799–1882, British
Design for Midsummer Night's Dream
undated
Henry Courtney Selous Illustration to Pilgrim's Progress, 10. (The Pilgrim in the Armory)
Henry Courtney Selous, 1811–1890, British
Illustration to Pilgrim's Progress, 10. (The Pilgrim in the Armory)
undated
Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg Thomas Weston as Spy in Bates "The Rival Candidates"
Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg, 1740–1812, French, active in Britain (from 1771)
Thomas Weston as Spy in Bates "The Rival Candidates"
undated
Alfred Edward Chalon Gil Blas, While Practising Medicine under Dr. Sangrado, Encounters Dr. Cuchillo at the Bedside of the Grocer
Alfred Edward Chalon, 1780–1860, British
Gil Blas, While Practising Medicine under Dr. Sangrado, Encounters Dr. Cuchillo at the Bedside of the Grocer
ca. 1820
Peter Simon Tom Jones
Peter Simon, 1750–1810
Tom Jones
unknown artist Falstaff reproved by King Henry
unknown artist, ( Shenner )
Falstaff reproved by King Henry
1792
John Chapman Jacques discovered by the Duke
John Chapman, active ca. 1792–1823, British
Jacques discovered by the Duke
1795
William Sharp The Tempest, Act I Sc. 3
Print made by William Sharp, 1749–1824, British
The Tempest, Act I Sc. 3
1783
George Stubbs The Farmer's Wife and the Raven
George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
The Farmer's Wife and the Raven
1788
Samuel De Wilde Head of a Man with a Beard and Long Hair in the Wind
Samuel De Wilde, 1748–1832, British
Head of a Man with a Beard and Long Hair in the Wind
1786
Edward Goodall Caerlaverock Castle
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
Caerlaverock Castle
1834
John Horsburgh Bemerside Tower
Print made by John Horsburgh, 1791–1869, British
Bemerside Tower
1834
Robert Wallis Hermitage Castle
Print made by Robert Wallis, 1794–1878, British
Hermitage Castle
1834
James T. Willmore Lochmaben Castle
Print made by James T. Willmore, 1800–1863, British
Lochmaben Castle
1834
William Miller Melrose
Print made by William Miller, 1796–1882, British
Melrose
1834
William Bernard Cooke Newark Castle
Print made by William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British
Newark Castle
1834
William Miller Loch Achray
Print made by William Miller, 1796–1882, British
Loch Achray
1834
Henry Le Keux Loch Coriskin
Print made by Henry Le Keux, 1787–1868, British
Loch Coriskin
1834
Edward Webb Bowes Tower
Print made by Edward Webb, active 1805–1854
Bowes Tower
1834
Edward Goodall The Soldier's Dream (vignette)
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
The Soldier's Dream (vignette)
1837
Edward Goodall The Last Man (vignette)
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
The Last Man (vignette)
1837
Edward Goodall The Beech Tree's Petition
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
The Beech Tree's Petition
1837
Edward Goodall The Death Boat of Heligoland
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
The Death Boat of Heligoland
1837
William Miller The Dead Eagle - Oran
Print made by William Miller, 1796–1882, British
The Dead Eagle - Oran
1837
Edward Goodall Ehrenbreitstein
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
Ehrenbreitstein
1837
Edward Goodall The Chaplet
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
The Chaplet
1839
William Miller Tynemouth Priory
Print made by William Miller, 1796–1882, British
Tynemouth Priory
ca. 1844
William Miller St. Michael's Mount - Shipwreck of Lycidas
Print made by William Miller, 1796–1882, British
St. Michael's Mount - Shipwreck of Lycidas
1835
Edward Goodall The Andes Coast
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
The Andes Coast
1837
Edward Goodall Lochiel's Warning
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
Lochiel's Warning
1837
Edward Goodall Prague - Kosciusko
Print made by Edward Goodall, 1795–1870, British
Prague - Kosciusko
1837
Robert Wallis Sinai's Thunder
Print made by Robert Wallis, 1794–1878, British
Sinai's Thunder
1837