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Title: King Lear Casting Out His Daughter Cordelia (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 1, Scene 1)
Series/Portfolio: The American edition of Boydell's Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare
Richard Earlom (British, London 1743–1822 London)
After Henry Fuseli (Swiss, Zürich 1741–1825 London)
Originally published by John & Josiah Boydell (British, 1786–1804)
William Shakespeare (British, Stratford-upon-Avon 1564–1616 Stratford-upon-Avon)
Reissued by Shearjashub Spooner (American, Brandon, Vermont 1809–1859 Plainfield, New Jersey)
Date: first published 1792; reissued 1852
Medium: Stipple engraving; fourth state of four
image: 17 3/8 x 23 11/16 in. (44.1 x 60.1 cm)
plate: 19 1/2 x 25 1/8 in. (49.5 x 63.8 cm)
sheet: 21 3/4 x 27 15/16 in. (55.3 x 71 cm)
Credit Line: Gertrude and Thomas Jefferson Mumford Collection, Gift of Dorothy Quick Mayer, 1942
Accession Number: 42.119.540
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