"Sleepest or Wakest Thou?"
Two vignettes paired with lines from King Lear (Act 3, Scene 6)
Plate 10 from Songs of Shakespeare Illustrated by the Etching Club. Part 2: Songs and Ballads of Shakespeare (London, 1852)

Richard Ansdell, English, 1815 - 1885

Made in London, England, Europe

c. 1847-1852

Etching printed in black and brown inks, with cast type/letter press in red ink

Plate: 11 13/16 x 8 9/16 inches (30 x 21.7 cm) Sheet: 14 7/8 x 10 15/16 inches (37.8 x 27.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

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Currently not on view

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Credit Line:
The Muriel and Philip Berman Gift, acquired from the John S. Phillips bequest of 1876 to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, with funds contributed by Muriel and Philip Berman, gifts (by exchange) of Lisa Norris Elkins, Bryant W. Langston, Samuel S. White 3rd and Vera White, with additional funds contributed by John Howard McFadden, Jr., Thomas Skelton Harrison, and the Philip H. and A.S.W. Rosenbach Foundation, 1985

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