Saturday, December 27, 2014

Shakespeare 0

File:William Blake - William Shakespeare - Manchester City Gallery - Tempera on canvas c 1800.jpg

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English: Shakespeare by William Blake 1800
Object Name: painting
Artist/Maker: Blake, William Role in production: artist Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England Date: 1800-1803 (circa)
Medium / Material: tempera
Support: canvas
Technique: tempera on canvas
Description: A head portrait of William Shakespeare. He is depicted here with a faint smile, wearing an Elizabethan collar, surrounded by his own characters. To the right of the figurehead, Macbeth stands beside the three witches and to his left, Hamlet observes a ghostly crowned figure. A wreath of rose leaves frames his head whilst ferns fringe and decorate the top corners, in white on the right and black on the left.
Type: Sight Height: 41 cm Width: 79.5 cm Depth:
Type: Frame Height: 50.8 Width: 88.7 Depth: 7.6

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