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Original 1856 13 1/4 inch x 10 inch Etching and Engraving titled COME UNTO THESE YELLOW SANDS! (TEMPEST)

Scene from Ariel’s dream in Shakespeare’s ‘the Tempest’ (Act I, scene ii), with nymphs in sea surrounding sleeping figure at right, an arc of fairies flying before a rock arch at left, stars in the night sky behind; arched design with frame surrounding, dramatic figures in outline within.

Print by Thomas Abiel Prior (1809 – 1886).

From the painting by Robert Huskisson (1820 – 1861). A fairy painter of the Victorian era, who was inspired by the theatre to produce 2 paintings: ‘Come Unto These Yellow Sands!’ (1846) & ‘The Midsummer Night Fairies’ (1847)

Published by Virtue & Co.

The etching is in very good condition with general age-related foxing.

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