- Stipple engraving
- Sheet: 16 1/2 x 11 3/4in. (41.9 x 29.8cm)
Lettered, lower left: "Angelica Kauffman Pinxt. | On Avon's banks I stray'd whose streams appear | To wind with eddies fond round Shakespeare's tomb | The Years first feathery songsters warble near, | And vi'lets breathe, and earliest roses bloom | London, Publish'd as the Act directs, Augst.1st.1782."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sculpt. | Here Fancy stood, (her dewy fingers cold | Decking with flowers fresh th'unsullied sod) | And bath'd with tears the sad sepulchral mold, | Her fav'rite Offspring's long and last aboad | For the death of Shakespeare by Gilbert Cooper Dodsley Vol.V. | Anthony Poggi | by A. Poggi, No. 4, Orchard Street Portman Square."; lettered, lower center: "SHAKESPEARE'S TOMB. | From a Picture by Angelica Kauffman in the possession of Lady Rushout. | Dedicated to Mrs. Montagu by her obedient Servant"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Associated People:
- Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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- IIIF Manifest:
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Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99), Shakespeare's Tomb, 1782
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