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Herrick, William Salter
William Salter Herrick. Hamlet in the Queen's chamber. Oil on canvas, ca. 1857
Hamlet in the Queens's Chamber
from a 4x5 color transparency
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Herrick, William Salter, artist.
Hamlet in the Queen's chamber [graphic]. by William Salter Herrick.
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Physical Description (Hamnet):
1 painting on canvas : oil ; 114.1 x 157.6 cm.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet. Act III. Scene 4 -- Illustrations.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Hamlet.
"The Exhibition of the Royal Academy," The Art Journal, 1 June 1857, p. 173.
Condition reviewed There are extremely wide separation cracks in the dark areas that have been repainted, but in plcaes a red ground shows through
Conserved 19320000 Finlayson glue-lined the picture onto a commercially prepared canvas with a ground in 1932, slightly flattening the impasto in the process
Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1857, no. 498, as "The chamber scene from 'Hamlet'"; Mead Art Building, Amherst College, "Shakespeare, Hamlet, and Macbeth" (no catalogue), 1951; 'As imagination bodies forth...' [paintings] Oct. 28, 1993-Feb 15, 1994.
G. Michelmore & Co., Rare Books, Autographs, Manuscripts, 5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, London SW1, February 1930, £150.
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Title from Pressly.
Pressly, W.L. Paintings in the Folger Shakespeare Library, 39 (Plate 18)