"Shakespeare before the Justices"
This is an original 1874 black and white double-page wood engraving of a painting by Julius Schrader (1815-1900) entitled, Shakespeare before the Justices" that portrays English playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) being brought before Sir Thomas Lucy (1532-1600) for poaching his deerpark at Charlecote near Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, England.
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub. Please note: There is printing on the verso. There is an original center crease.
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic, 1874, of paintings and illustrations by artists such as Sydney Prior Hall, Henry Woods, Helen Allingham, and many others, that depict the people, places, and events of England and the Victorian era world. To continue browsing this intriguing collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Schrader, Julius. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Literature