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Amiens, Jacques and the Hind (Shakespeare, As You Like It, Act 2, Scene 1)

Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
Samuel Middiman (British, 1751–1831)
After William Hodges (British, London 1744–1797 Brixham, Devon)
John & Josiah Boydell (London)
William Shakespeare (British, Stratford-upon-Avon 1564–1616 Stratford-upon-Avon)
Etching and engraving
Plate: 19 3/4 × 25 1/16 in. (50.1 × 63.6 cm) Sheet: 20 7/8 in. × 26 in. (53 × 66 cm)
Credit Line:
John O. Hamlin Bequest, 1976
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: in plate: "Painted by Wll-m. Hodges"; "Engrav'd by Sam-l. Middiman"

Inscription: in plate: "Publish'd Sep-t. 29, 1791 by John & Josiah Boydell at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall, & at No. 90 Cheapside"
John O. Hamlin; Donor: John O. Hamlin Bequest
Jane Martineau, Jonathan Bate, David Alexander, Christopher Baugh, John Warrack, Brian Allen, Maria Grazia Messina, Robin Hamlyn, Desmond Shawe-Taylor, John Christian Shakespeare in Art. Published on the occasion of the exhibition, Dulwich Picture Gallery. London and New York, 2003, cat. no. 23, p. 102 (William Hodges, George Romney, Sawrey Gilpin, Jaques and the Wounded Stag, oil, ca. 1788-9, Yale Center for British Art), ill.

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