William Ward (Artist) Thomas Phillips (Related Artist)

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare by William Ward, Thomas Phillips

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Title
William Shakespeare
Artist/creator
Production date
1816
Medium
mezzotint
Dimensions
383 x 280 mm
Inscription
(below image) Engraved by Wm Ward A.R.A. from a painting by Thos. Phillips Esqr R.A/after a cast by G. Bullock (LC). (below image). From the monumental bust at Stratford;Upon;Avon. MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. "This true Effigies". To the Right Honorabel the Earl of Essex, an/. admirer of Shakespeare, of polite literature/. and of the Fine Arts. This print is published April 23 1816, being/. the second centenary after the Poet's decease/ by J. Britton,. Tavistock Place, London (LC). (verse). Acc collection stamp 410 (LR).
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/42
Copyright
No known copyright restrictions
Department
International Art
Display status
Not on display

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