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Title: King Lear Weeping Over the Body of Cordelia (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 5, Scene 3)
Series/Portfolio: Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
Francis Legat (British, Edinburgh 1755–1809 London)
After James Barry (Irish, Cork 1741–1806 London)
John & Josiah Boydell (British, 1786–1804)
William Shakespeare (British, Stratford-upon-Avon 1564–1616 Stratford-upon-Avon)
Published in: London
Date: August 1, 1792
Medium: Etching and engraving
Plate: 19 7/16 × 24 11/16 in. (49.4 × 62.7 cm)
Sheet: 20 3/8 in. × 26 in. (51.7 × 66 cm)
Credit Line: Gertrude and Thomas Jefferson Mumford Collection, Gift of Dorothy Quick Mayer, 1942
Accession Number: 42.119.528
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