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Shakespeare's Midsummer-Night's Dream- Etching-J.P. Simon After J.H. Fussli-1796
By Johann Heinrich Fussli (After)
Located in Roma, IT
is displayed at Tate Britain in London. It was commissioned for the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery
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1790s Romantic Figurative Prints

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Etching

Large Victorian Scottish Oil Painting Hunting Dog Highland Landscape & Figures
By Robert Cleminson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
the British Institution which was established as a rival to the Royal Academy, at Boydell
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

18th Century English School Portrait of a young girl, half length
Located in Harkstead, GB
, notably for Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery. Text source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford
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18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

"Earl Sandwich Refusing to Leave His Ship": An 18th Century Etching/Engraving
By Robert Smirke
Located in Alamo, CA
Nights, Adventures of Hunchback, Don Quixote, as well as John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery and for
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1790s Landscape Prints

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Etching, Engraving

Portrait of a young gentleman, seated beside a tree
By John Downman
Located in Stoke, Hampshire
from As You Like It (untraced) to John Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery and in 1782 exhibited at the Royal
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18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of a Gentleman
Located in London, GB
Family. He also painted five Shakespearean works for the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery and six for the
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18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

A Fine Pair Of Antique English Chamberlains Worcester Round Dishes Circa 1810
By Chamberlains Worcester
Located in New Orleans, LA
published by John Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall. Decoration with copies of oil paintings gave
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Antique Early 19th Century English George III Tableware

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Porcelain

Cupid Sleeping - 18th Century British watercolour by Richard Westall RA
By Richard Westall
Located in London, GB
style. He contributing to both Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery and Fuseli’s Milton Gallery and was also a
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1790s Realist Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Watercolor

Portrait of a Lady with a Blue Bow - British 18thC art Old Master oil painting
Located in London, GB
Family. He also painted five Shakespearean works for the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery and six for the
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18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Antique Regency Chamberlains Worcester Plate Centerpiece National Gallery London
By Manufacture Nationale de Sèvres
Located in Dublin, Ireland
published by John Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall. Decoration with copies of oil paintings gave
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Antique 19th Century English Regency Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

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Ormolu

19th Century Oil Painting Portrait of a Muse
Located in London, GB
subjects for John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery; and until his death, his practice alternated between
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Early 19th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Early 18th Century Oil After Francis Wheatley, The Taming of The Shrew
Located in London, GB
to and encouraged the assertion of Shakespeare as Britain’s foremost national playwright. Through the
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Early 1800s Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Richard Reynolds, Society of Friends: 19th C. Engraved Portrait by Wm. Sharp
By William Sharp
Located in Alamo, CA
. Hobday worked for several prominent publishers, including John Boydell and Rudolph Ackermann. He was also
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Early 19th Century Portrait Prints

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Engraving

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21st Century and Contemporary Books

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Foil

Four Framed Hogarth Engravings "Four Times of the Day"
By William Hogarth
Located in Alamo, CA
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Mid-18th Century Old Masters Landscape Prints

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Engraving, Etching

Hadrian's Mausoleum, Castel S. Angelo: A Framed 18th Century Etching by Piranesi
By Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Located in Alamo, CA
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1750s Old Masters Landscape Prints

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Etching

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By Alexander Voet
Located in Alamo, CA
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1630s Old Masters Interior Prints

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Mezzotint

19th Century French Oil Huntsman in Wooded Landscape on Horseback framed
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
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Early 19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

Stabled Horses
By John Ferneley Junior
Located in Stoke, Hampshire
John Ferneley Jnr Stabled horses Oil on canvas Canvas Size - 20 x 24 in Framed Size - 27 x 31 in Born in about 1815 at Melton Mowbray, he was the eldest son of the important sportin...
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19th Century Old Masters Animal Paintings

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Oil

GIFFORD JOHN. Hunting dogs at rest. Oil on canvas. Signed.
Located in Paris, FR
GIFFORD JOHN. Hunting dogs at rest. Oil on canvas. Signed.
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Late 19th Century Realist Animal Paintings

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Oil

Large Portrait Of A Woman With A Pink Bow, Antique Original Oil Painting
Located in Bristol, GB
ANTIQUE ORIGINAL OIL ON CANVAS PAINTING DEPICTING A FEMALE SITTER, 19TH CENTURY Depicting a woman with a knowing glint in her large brown eyes and dressed in a fitted black gown, a ...
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Antique 19th Century English Early Victorian Paintings

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English 20th Century Iron Armillary Held by the Titan Atlas on Stone Pedestal
Located in Atlanta, GA
An English iron armillary depicting Atlas carrying the world from the early 20th century, with carved stone pedestal. Created in England during the 20th century, this armillary featu...
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20th Century English Scientific Instruments

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Stone, Iron

Very Large Antique Italian Signed Oil Painting - The Hunting Party
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Artist/ School: Marcel Falcinelli (1900 - 1980), European and signed Title: A Hunting Scene Medium: oil on canvas, unframed Size: canvas : 38 x 35.5 inches Provenance: private ...
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Oil

19th Century landscape oil painting of horses near a barn with figures & a dog
By Thomas Blinks
Located in Nr Broadway, Worcestershire
Thomas Blinks British, (1853-1910) Midday Rest Oil on canvas, signed & dated (18)87 Image size: 11.5 inches x 17.5 inches Size including frame: 20.25 inches x 26.25 inches Thomas Bl...
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Chasing Pheasant
By George Armfield
Located in Hillsborough, NC
Master painter of this genre, George Armfield is renowned for his depictions of dogs in the chase. Here a pheasant sails safely above their heads, while the dogs enjoy the chase belo...
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19th Century Naturalistic Animal Paintings

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Antique 18th Century German Baroque Painted Walnut Iron Coffer Chest Trunk 1784
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Antique 1780s German Baroque Trunks and Luggage

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English 19th century portrait of two seated King Charles Cavalier Spaniels dogs
By James Cassie
Located in Woodbury, CT
James Cassie was born at Keithhall near Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, the son of a prosperous tea and spirit merchant. Although briefly a pupil of the artist James Giles, Cassie was larg...
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1850s Victorian Animal Paintings

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Wood Panel, Oil

19th Century Welsh river landscape oil painting near Betws-y-Coed
By Alfred de Breanski Sr.
Located in Nr Broadway, Worcestershire
Alfred de Breanski Snr British, (1852-1928) Near the Fairy Glen Betws-y-Coed Oil on canvas, signed & transcribed verso Image size: 23.5 inches x 35.5 inches Size including frame: 31 ...
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19th Century Victorian Landscape Paintings

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Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor, Act V Scene V
By Rob Smirke
Located in New York, NY
, John Boydell, an engraver and publisher, established the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery in London. The
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1790s Romantic Prints and Multiples

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Engraving

LYSANDER WITH HELENA AND HERMIA, FROM A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM - Henry Fuseli
By Henry Fuseli
Located in Neung-sur-beuvron, FR
Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery, to which he was the main contributor. Other paintings taken from A Midsummer
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Late 18th Century Old Masters Figurative Paintings

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Oil

Boy With The Red Cap
Located in Heathfield, GB
subjects for John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery; and until his death, his practice alternated between
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Late 18th Century Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Shakespeare Print "Cymbeline" Act III, Scene IV
Located in San Francisco, CA
Boydell (1791-1801) London. Painted by J. Hoppner R.A.; engraved by R. Thaw, Engraver to H.R.H. the
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Antique 19th Century Prints

Shakespeare Print "Romeo and Juliet" Act V, Scene III
By F. Northcote and P. Simon
Located in San Francisco, CA
Boydell (1791-1801)London. Glazed and handsomely matted and framed en suite with three other prints we are
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Antique 19th Century Prints

Shakespeare Print "King Henry the Fourth" Act II Scene IV
By R. Thew, Rob Smirke
Located in San Francisco, CA
Shakspeare", print of copper engraving published by John Boydell (1791-1801) London. Painted by R. Smirke
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Antique 19th Century Prints

Hamlet, Act I, Scene IV: Hamlet, Horatio, Marcellus, and the Ghost
By Henry Fuseli
Located in New York, NY
-1825) commissioned by the London master publisher, John Boydell, for his Shakespeare Gallery and for
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1790s Romantic Figurative Prints

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Engraving

Hamlet, Act I, Scene IV: Hamlet, Horatio, Marcellus, and the Ghost
By Henry Fuseli
Located in New York, NY
-1825) commissioned by the London master publisher, John Boydell, for his Shakespeare Gallery and for
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1790s Romantic Figurative Prints

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Engraving

Shakspeare. Winter's Tale. Act III, scene III.
By Samuel Middiman
Located in Zeeland, Noord-Brabant
From a Shakespeare play: the bear scene. A man is chased by a bear in a coastal setting and storm
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1790s Landscape Prints

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Engraving

Portrait of David Garrick as Richard III (Act 5)
By Nathaniel Dane-Holland
Located in New Orleans, LA
Dixon (1720-1804), and this engraving was published by John Boydell in 1772. The National Theatre
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18th Century Portrait Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Two Gundogs flushing Pheasants in a meadow, oil painting on canvas, framed
By Robert Cleminson
Located in ludlow, GB
Royal Academy, at Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall, London. He exhibited further works at the
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19th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Oil

ROBERT CLEMINSON (1864-1903) LARGE SIGNED OIL - HIGHLAND PONY & DOGS LANDSCAPE
By Robert Cleminson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Academy, at Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall, London. He exhibited further works at the Society
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Late 19th Century Impressionist Animal Paintings

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Oil

ROBERT CLEMINSON (1864-1903) LARGE SIGNED OIL HIGHLAND PONY & SPANIEL LANDSCAPE
By Robert Cleminson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Academy, at Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall, London. He exhibited further works at the Society
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Late 19th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

The Monarch of the Glen, Huge Victorian Oil Painting Stag in the Highlands
By Robert Cleminson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
works at the British Institution which was established as a rival to the Royal Academy, at Boydell
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Late 19th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Liber Veritatis
By (after) Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée)
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall, London. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has an example of this
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Early 19th Century Baroque Landscape Prints

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Engraving, Mezzotint

Setter Dogs Hunting in Scottish Highland Moors Antique British Oil Painting
By Robert Cleminson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Institution which was established as a rival to the Royal Academy, at Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery in Pall
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Late 19th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

ROBERT CLEMINSON (1864-1903) LARGE SIGNED OIL - HIGHLAND PONY & DOGS LANDSCAPE
By Robert Cleminson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Academy, at Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall, London. He exhibited further works at the Society
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Late 19th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

ROBERT CLEMINSON (1864-1903) LARGE SIGNED OIL - HIGHLAND SETTER DOGS LANDSCAPE
By Robert Cleminson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Academy, at Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall, London. He exhibited further works at the Society
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Late 19th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Antique British Sporting Art Oil Painting Hunting Dogs Waiting for their Master
By Robert Cleminson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
as a rival to the Royal Academy, at Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall, London. He exhibited
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Late 19th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

ROBERT CLEMINSON (1864-1903) LARGE SIGNED OIL - HIGHLAND SETTER DOGS LANDSCAPE
By Robert Cleminson
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Academy, at Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall, London. He exhibited further works at the Society
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Late 19th Century Victorian Animal Paintings

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Canvas, Oil

Jane Shore
By Francesco Bartolozzi
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
plates to Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery. He also drew sketches of his own in red chalk. Soon after
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Early 1800s Baroque Portrait Prints

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Copper

Miss Emma Lane, Attributed to J. Reynolds
By Joshua Reynolds
Located in Saint Augustine, FL
, including those commissioned for John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery and the Infant Hercules (1788
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1770s Rococo Portrait Paintings

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Oil, Canvas

Portrait of Young Man Consulting Diagram - British 18thC portrait oil painting
Located in London, GB
member in 1788. He painted five subjects for John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery; and until his death, his
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18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Portrait of Two Boys with a Bird - British 18th century Old Master oil painting
Located in London, GB
Royal Academy, of which he became a full member in 1788. He painted five subjects for John Boydell
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18th Century Old Masters Portrait Paintings

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Oil

Books, The Works of William Shakespeare, Antique Leather-Bound Collections
Located in New York, NY
Sixteen volumes. The Works of William Shakespeare. Published: Philadelphia: George Barrie and Sons
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Late 20th Century Books

Books, The Works of William Shakespeare, Antique Leather-Bound Collections
Located in New York, NY
Sixteen volumes. The Works of William Shakespeare. Published: Philadelphia: George Barrie and Sons
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Late 20th Century Books

'Book Sets' 3 Volumes, John Ireland, Hogarth Illustrated
Located in New York, NY
decorated gilt on covers & spine. Top edges gilt. With frontispiece. Published for the Shakespeare Gallery
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Antique 18th Century British Books

Materials

Leather

19th Century Pair of Oil Paintings of Gun Dogs by Robert Cleminson
By Robert Cleminson
Located in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire
Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery in Pall Mall, London. He exhibited further works at the Society of British
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Antique 1860s British Victorian Paintings

Set of Nine Prints of Shakespeare's Plays, England 1803
Located in Houston, TX
Boydell who originally offered the set at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall-Mall, and No.90, Cheapside. The
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Antique 19th Century English Prints

Shakespeare, Tempest Act I Scene I
By George Romney
Located in New York, NY
, together with his uncle, John Boydell, an engraver and publisher, established the Boydell Shakespeare
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1790s Romantic Prints and Multiples

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Engraving

The Infant Shakspeare
By George Romney
Located in New York, NY
Boydell's monumental Shakespeare series. The heading, 'Shakspeare', is filled in with stippling. Printed on
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18th Century and Earlier Other Art Style Figurative Prints

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Engraving

Set of Five Antique Engravings of Shakespeare's Plays, England, 1803
Located in Houston, TX
published by John and Josiah Boydell who originally offered the set at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall-Mall
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Antique Early 1800s English Drawings

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Glass, Paper, Wood

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