FALSTAFF AND HIS FRIENDS
Original 1868 6 3/4 inch x 9 7/8 inch Etching and Engraving titled FALSTAFF AND HIS FRIENDS
Interior with guests sitting at a dinner table in front of a window, Falstaff sitting at the corner of the table turning back and looking at Mrs Ford and Mrs Page who stand in front of a fireplace on the left.
From “The merry Wives of Windsor” by William Shakespeare.
Engraved by William Greatbach (1802–1894). Portrait and figure engraver.
From the painting by Charles Robert Leslie (1794 – 1859). Anglo-American painter and writer on art. In his day he was well known for his paintings of literary themes, but he is now remembered mainly as a writer, above all for his Memoirs of the Life of John Constable (1843), which is regarded as one of the classics of artistic biography.
Published by Virtue & Co., Ltd.
Sheet size 9 3/4 inch x 13 5/8 inch
The engraving is in very good condition with light water stain mark visible at the upper right and lower right border.
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