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Creator:
Benjamin Holl, 1808–1884, British
Title:

Shakspeare

Date:
1827
Medium:
Stipple engraving on wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 x 9 1/8in. (29.5 x 23.2cm) and Plate: 8 3/4 x 6 7/8in. (22.2 x 17.5cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In graphite, bottom left: "[?7]5"; engraved inscriptions: below image, at center "B. Holl Sculpt."; below "SHAKSPEARE."; below "The original Picture formerly belonged to the | late Sir James Bland Burges Bart." and below "London. Published by A. Wivell 40 Castle Street East 1827."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.328
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:56596
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