The Rape of Lucrece EngravingThe Rape of Lucrece EngravingThe Rape of Lucrece EngravingThe Rape of Lucrece Engraving

Antique Engraving The Rape of Lucrece on Onion Skin

A long time ago I found several books with the plays of William Shakespeare. Each book contained original etchings/engravings and I saved all of them thinking I would one day frome the pieces. Well, I never got around to it so here is one of the many I will be listing on Ruby Lane - all unframed!

Subject Matter: The Rape of Lecrece (Shakespeare)

Engraver: Charles Rolls (British, 1800–1857)

Artist: After Henry Corbould (British, London 1787–1844 Robertsbridge, East Sussex)

Date: 1825–40

Medium: Etching and engraving laid down on Onion Skin. The onion skin is laid down on paper.

Dimensions: The onionskin sheet alone measures 5-1/2" x 8" approx.

Condition is very nice though there are a couple of glue spots on the edge of the sheet. The center image is perfect and clean, this area can be framed with perfection.


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The Rape of Lucrece Engraving


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