A theatrical candidate [graphic].
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- A theatrical candidate [graphic].
- Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, printmaker.
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"An actor, ugly and ragged, stands gesticulating, the left arm extended towards Sheridan, who sits in a low chair (right) before a small rectangular table. He fixes Sheridan with a hungry glare, clutching a small cocked hat in his right hand ... In the upper right corner of the design is a quotation from 'Hamlet', III. ii, beginning 'Oh, there be Players', and ending, 'they imitated humanity so abominably'."--British Museum online catalogue.
Possibly published by Fores, whose publisher's stamp is on the Lewis Walpole Library impression.
Printmaker and date from Grego.
Temporary local subject terms: Actors -- Auditions.
Title etched below image.
Twelve lines of text below title: A candidate for the stage lately applied to the manager of Drury-Lane Theatre for an engagement ...
- 1 print : etching on wove paper, hand-colored ; plate mark 35.3 x 25 cm, on sheet 36 x 26 cm
- Extent of Digitization
- Completely digitized
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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- Auchincloss Rowlandson v. 4
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- still image
Booksellers' stamps (Provenance)--S. W. Fores.--CtY-LW
Satires (Visual works)--England--1797.
- Subject (Name)
Auchincloss, Hugh Dudley--Ownership.
Fores, S. W., publisher.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley,--1751-1816--Caricatures and cartoons.
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Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 7, no. 9086
Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 1, page 330
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