1900 Lithograph Robert Smirke Art Merry Wives Windsor Shakespeare Theater SRP1

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"The Merry Wives of Windsor"

This is an original 1900 two-color lithograph of a painting by Robert Smirke of Mistress Page, Mistress Quickly, William Page, and Sir Hugh Evans in Act IV, Scene 1 of, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", by William Shakespeare.

CONDITION

This 113+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light surface rub - top margin. Light water stain - bottom margin.

  • Product Type: Original Lithograph; Two-Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 9.25 inches; 18 x 23 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 collection of antique lithographs of all things Shakespeare, including scene from his plays, playbills, famous Shakespearean actors and actresses, and historic landmarks associated with his plays. This rare collection of lithographs are from the Connoisseur Edition, No. 389, which was published for private circulation in 1900. To continue browsing this collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph.

This piece was illustrated by Smirke, Robert. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

Reproductive art by Boydell.

Keywords specific to this image: Stage

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