1872 Wood Engraving TH Matteson Art Twelfth Night Portrait William XAPA7


"Illustration of Twelfth Night"

This is an original 1872 black and white wood engraving of an illustration by Tompkins Harrison Matteson that portrayed a scene from William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.


This 141+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. Small tear - bottom margin.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 3.25 inches; 14 x 8 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is proud to present a portfolio of wood engravings from 1872 by American illustrator and physician, Dr. Alexander Anderson. Anderson was one of the earliest American wood engravers. To continue browsing this unique collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Matteson, Tompkins Harrison. Artist mark in print - bottom left of image.

Reproductive art by Alexander Anderson.

Keywords specific to this image: Theater, Stage, Actor, Actress, Costume

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