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Lear Grasping a Sword (Illustration to Shakespeare)

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Provenance

Thomas Butts (1757-1845), England; sold Foster's, June 29, 1853, no. 102; C.J. Strange; B. Quaritch, Boston; acquired 29 April 1890

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

about 1780

Catalogue Raisonné

Butlin 84 (5)

Dimensions

Sheet (Oval): 9.4 x 7.7 cm (3 11/16 x 3 1/16 in. )

Accession Number

90.117

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors