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Creator:
Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
after Johan Joseph Zoffany RA, 1733–1810, German, active in Britain (from 1760)
Published by Sayer & Bennett, 1725–1794, British
Published by Edward Fisher, 1722–1785, British
Title:

Miss Farren in the Character of Hermione

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Winter's Tale, Act V

Date:
1781
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 3/8 x 16 1/4 inches (61.9 x 41.3 cm), Plate: 24 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches (61.3 x 41 cm), and Image: 23 1/8 x 16 1/8 inches (58.7 x 41 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "John Zoffaniÿ pinxt."; lower center: "Publish'd July 15th, 1781, by Messrs. Sayer & Bennett Printsellers No. 53, Fleet Street, & E. Fisher, No. 11 Ludgate Street. | MISS FARREN in the Character of HERMIONE. | Winter's Tale ACT V"; lower right: "E. Fisher sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14608
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actress | costume | drapery | gown | jewelry | necklace | performance | plays by William Shakespeare | portrait | relief | robes | The Winter's Tale, play by William Shakespeare | theater (discipline) | woman
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Farren, Elizabeth (1759x62–1829), actress
Hermione (character in The Winter's Tale)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40620
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