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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
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
Walter Crane The Lady of Shalott
Walter Crane, 1845–1915, British
The Lady of Shalott
1862
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: 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
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
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
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
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
unknown artist Procession of Characters from Shakespeare's Plays
unknown artist, nineteenth century
Procession of Characters from Shakespeare's Plays
ca. 1840
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
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 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
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
unknown artist Prospero, Miranda and Ariel, from "The Tempest"
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Prospero, Miranda and Ariel, from "The Tempest"
ca. 1780
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 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
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 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
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
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
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: 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
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
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
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
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
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
Pieter van Bleeck Mrs. Cibber as Cordelia
Pieter van Bleeck, 1700–1764, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1723)
Mrs. Cibber as Cordelia
ca. 1755
John Atkinson Grimshaw "The Lady of Shalott"
John Atkinson Grimshaw, 1836–1893, British
"The Lady of Shalott"
ca. 1875
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. 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
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
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
Benjamin West The Cave of Despair
Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
The Cave of Despair
1772
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
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
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
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
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
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
Angelica Kauffmann RA Rinaldo and Armida
Angelica Kauffmann RA, 1741–1807, Swiss, active in Britain (1766–81)
Rinaldo and Armida
1771
Sawrey Gilpin Gulliver Addressing the Houyhnhnms
Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British
Gulliver Addressing the Houyhnhnms
1769
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
Joseph Gott Sylvia and the Wounded Stag
Joseph Gott, 1786–1860, British, active in Italy
Sylvia and the Wounded Stag
1824
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
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
Benjamin West Cymon and Iphigenia
Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Cymon and Iphigenia
ca. 1766
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
Pieter van Bleeck Mrs. Cibber as Cordelia
Pieter van Bleeck, 1700–1764, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1723)
Mrs. Cibber as Cordelia
1755
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
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
Walter Richard Sickert The Taming of the Shrew
Walter Richard Sickert, 1860–1942, British, born in Germany
The Taming of the Shrew
ca. 1937
William Blake The Horse
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
The Horse
ca. 1805
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
Richard Dadd Hamlet and his Mother; The Closet Scene
Richard Dadd, 1817–1886, British
Hamlet and his Mother; The Closet Scene
1846
George Stubbs The Farmer's Wife and the Raven
George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British
The Farmer's Wife and the Raven
1786
Derby porcelain factory Dr. Syntax: Losing His Temper
Derby porcelain factory, founded 1756, British
Dr. Syntax: Losing His Temper
ca. 1810
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
William Hogarth The Beggar's Opera
William Hogarth, 1697–1764, British
The Beggar's Opera
1729
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
John Downman The Ghost of Clytemnestra Awakening the Furies
John Downman, 1750–1824, British
The Ghost of Clytemnestra Awakening the Furies
1781
Thomas Stothard Illustration to the Virtuous Orphan
Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
Illustration to the Virtuous Orphan
undated
William Dickinson Mrs. Gwynne and Mrs. Bunbury in the Characters of the Merry Wives of Windsor
Print made by William Dickinson, 1746–1823, British
Mrs. Gwynne and Mrs. Bunbury in the Characters of the Merry Wives of Windsor
1780
John Blackmore Sigismonda
Print made by John Blackmore, active 1740–1780
Sigismonda
between 1769 and 1771
John Faber the Younger Kitty Clive as Lady Easy in "The Careless Husband"
Print made by John Faber the Younger, ca. 1695–1756, Netherlandish, active in Britain
Kitty Clive as Lady Easy in "The Careless Husband"
1739
Edward Fisher Edwin
Print made by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
Edwin
1776
John Hall Comedies
Print made by John Hall, 1739–1797, British
Comedies
ca. 1776
George Augustus Sala Mefistofile II
George Augustus Sala, 1828–1895, British
Mefistofile II
1880
Robert Smirke Illustration for Don Quixote (with figures on a donkey)
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Illustration for Don Quixote (with figures on a donkey)
undated
Robert Smirke Malvolio Dancing
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Malvolio Dancing
1827
Thomas Stothard Illustration to the Virtuous Orphan
Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
Illustration to the Virtuous Orphan
undated
George Fennell Robson Macbeth and Banquo on the Heath
George Fennell Robson, 1788–1833, British
Macbeth and Banquo on the Heath
ca. 1830
Thomas Watson Sigismunda
Print made by Thomas Watson, 1743–1781, British
Sigismunda
1779
Edward Fisher Don Ferdinand
Print made by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
Don Ferdinand
1777
William Blake Young's Night Thoughts, Title Page, "Night the First, On Life, Death and Immortality."
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Young's Night Thoughts, Title Page, "Night the First, On Life, Death and Immortality."
ca. 1797
William Blake Young's Night Thoughts, Page 4, "What, though my soul fantastick measures trod"
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Young's Night Thoughts, Page 4, "What, though my soul fantastick measures trod"
ca. 1797
William Blake Young's Night Thoughts, Page 1, "Swift on His Downy Pinion Flies from Woe"
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Young's Night Thoughts, Page 1, "Swift on His Downy Pinion Flies from Woe"
ca. 1797
William Blake Young's Night Thoughts, Page 55, "Ungrateful, shall we grieve their hovering shades"
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Young's Night Thoughts, Page 55, "Ungrateful, shall we grieve their hovering shades"
ca. 1797
William Blake The First Book of Urizen, Plate 6, "In living creations appear'd . . . ." (Bentley 5)
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 6, "In living creations appear'd . . . ." (Bentley 5)
1794
William Blake The First Book of Urizen, Plate 13, "Thus the Eternal Prophet was divided . . . " (Bentley 15)
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 13, "Thus the Eternal Prophet was divided . . . " (Bentley 15)
1794
William Blake The First Book of Urizen, Plate 14 (Bentley 14)
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 14 (Bentley 14)
1794
William Blake The First Book of Urizen, Plate 19, "Stretch'd for a work of eternity . . . ." (Bentley 20)
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 19, "Stretch'd for a work of eternity . . . ." (Bentley 20)
1794
Pieter van Bleeck Mrs. Cibber in the Character of Cordelia in Play of King Lear, Act III
Pieter van Bleeck, 1700–1764, Dutch, active in Britain (from 1723)
Mrs. Cibber in the Character of Cordelia in Play of King Lear, Act III
William Blake Visions of the Daughters of Albion, Plate 1, Frontispiece
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Visions of the Daughters of Albion, Plate 1, Frontispiece
1793
William Blake Visions of the Daughters of Albion, Plate 4, "Visions | Enslav'd the Daughters . . . . "
William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Visions of the Daughters of Albion, Plate 4, "Visions | Enslav'd the Daughters . . . . "
1793
Henry Thomas Alken The School-Boy
Print made by Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
The School-Boy
1824
Cornelis Apostool Here Nature List'ning Stood
Print made by Cornelis Apostool, 1762–1844, Dutch
Here Nature List'ning Stood
1795
unknown artist The Young Roscius
Print made by unknown artist, ( J. B. )
The Young Roscius
1804
George Cruikshank London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap: 'Henry IV Part II,' Act II, Scene IV
Print made by George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
London. The Boar's-head Tavern in Eastcheap: 'Henry IV Part II,' Act II, Scene IV
after 1857
Henry Martens Theatre Royal Italian, Salon, dans l'Opera "Othello" par Mr. Ferri
Print made by Henry Martens, 1828–1854
Theatre Royal Italian, Salon, dans l'Opera "Othello" par Mr. Ferri
unknown artist Falstaff Reproved by King Henry
unknown artist, ( Shenner )
Falstaff Reproved by King Henry
1792
William Blake Young's Night Thoughts, Page 65, Night the Fourth, "The Christian Triumph."
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Young's Night Thoughts, Page 65, Night the Fourth, "The Christian Triumph."
ca. 1797
William Blake Young's Night Thoughts, Page 92, "When faith is virtue, reason makes it so"
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
Young's Night Thoughts, Page 92, "When faith is virtue, reason makes it so"
ca. 1797
William Blake The First Book of Urizen, Plate 2(b), "Preludium" (Bentley 2b)
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 2(b), "Preludium" (Bentley 2b)
1794
William Blake The First Book of Urizen, Plate 4, "Muster around the bleak desarts . . . ." (Bentley 4)
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 4, "Muster around the bleak desarts . . . ." (Bentley 4)
1794
William Blake The First Book of Urizen, Plate 8 (Bentley 9)
Print made by William Blake, 1757–1827, British
The First Book of Urizen, Plate 8 (Bentley 9)
1794