A Great Actor between Tragedy and Comedy
- Additional Title(s):
Parody of Joshua Reynold's painting, 'Garrick between Tragedy and Comedy'
- Lithograph on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
- Sheet: 11 3/16 x 16 5/16 inches (28.4 x 41.4 cm) and Image: 9 1/8 x 12 11/16 inches (23.2 x 32.2 cm)
Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No. 300."; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left outside image: "Published by Tho.s Mclean 26 Haymarket Feby 10th, 1834"; lower center: "A GREAT ACTOR between TRAGEDY and COMEDY."; lower right: "A Ducôte's Lithog.y 70st Martins Lane."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- actor | capes | cloaks | comedy | gesturing | holding | literary theme | man | parody | posing | pulling | satire | stage | theater | tragedy | trees
- Associated People:
- Garrick, David (1717–1779), actor and playwright
Thalia, muse of tragedy
Melpomene, muse of comedy
Grey, Charles, 2nd Earl Grey (1764–1845), politician/statesman
Peter, Henry, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (1778–1868), politician/statesman
William IV (1765–1837), king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and king of Hanove
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish, A Great Actor between Tragedy and Comedy, 1834
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