1800 stipple engraving of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Act IV, Scene V. From John Boydell 's famous Shakespeare Gallery also known as 'A Collection of Prints from Pictures Painted for the Purpose of Illustrating the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare'. The engraving is inscribed as follows:
Shakspeare. Hamlet. Act IV, Scene V.
Elsinore, King, Queen, Laertes, Ophelia & c.
Pubd. Dec. 1 1802 by J. E. Boydell, at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall & N. 90 Cheapside, London.
Painted by Benjamin West R.A.
President of the Royal Academy
Engraved by Francis Legat
Engraver to the Prince of Wales
In very good condition with toning, small margin paper tears and minor imperfections as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: Image: 23" by 17"; Sheet: 24 5/8" by 19 1/2" approximately.
Antique Stipple Engraving Shakespeare Hamlet Ophelia - 19th Century, England