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Antique Engraving Juliet Entreating her Nurse from Romeo & Juliet by Shakespeare

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: Juliet Entreating her Nurse from Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare, Act II, Scene 5

Engraver: Engraving by James Parker (1750–1805)

Artist: After the painting by Robert Smirke (1752–1845)

Date: 1825–40

Medium: Etching and engraving appears to be on onion skin laid down on light stock.

Dimensions: The recessed area measures 5-1/2" x 8" approx. the image size is 2-1/2" x 3-3/8".

Condition is very fine though there is some light foxing outside the recessed area (this can be bleached out by a professional). The center can definitely be framed without the foxing shown.


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Romeo & Juliet Engraving


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