Collection Online

King Lear: Act 1, scene 1
from the Shakespeare Gallery series, published by John and Josiah Boydell, London

stipple engraving and engraving
44.8 × 59.8 cm (image) 50.1 × 63.4 cm (plate) 51.9 × 65.2 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
printed in ink below image l.l.: Painted by Hy (y in superscript above . ) Fuʃeli.
printed in ink below image l.r.: Engrav'd by Rd (d in superscript above . ) Earlom.
printed in ink below image l.c.: (five lines of text: Lear. Let it be so...) / SHAKSPEARE. / King Lear, / ACT 1. SCENE 1. / (four lines of text) / Pubshed Augt (t in superscript above . ) 1. 1792, by JOHN & JOSIAH BOYDELL, at the Shakʃpeare Gallery Pall Mall & No (o in superscript above . ) 90. Cheapʃide London.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1926
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display