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Typ 805.05.7854a

Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825, illustrator. Proofs for Henry Fuseli illustrations in Plays of William Shakespeare, 1805: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: Typ 805.05.7854a
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825, illustrator.
Title: Proofs for Henry Fuseli illustrations in Plays of William Shakespeare,
Date(s): 1805.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Proofs before letters for illustrations etched and engraved after drawings by Swiss artist Henry Fuseli for Chalmer's edition of the Plays of William Shakespeare.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

94H-5. Presented in part by Charles A. Ryskamp, in memory of Philip Hofer (A.B. 1921); received: 1994 August 12. Also purchased with the Walter W. Naumberg (A.B. 1889) Library fund, Librarian's Discretionary fund, and the Osgood Hooker fund.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Proofs for Henry Fuseli Illustrations in Plays of William Shakespeare, 1805 (Typ 805.05.7854a). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Fuseli was a Swiss-born painter active mainly in England.

Scope and Contents

Thirty-seven proofs before letters for illustrations etched and engraved after drawings by Henry Fuseli for the Plays of William Shakespeare, edited by A. Chalmers (London, 1805). Includes an additional engraved frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare, probably not after Fuseli. Engravings are by William Blake and others.

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