LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection
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Philips, Thomas, 1770-1845, artist.
Thomas Phillips. The Stratford memorial bust. Oil on panel, ca. 1816
The Stratford Memorial Bust
from a 4x5 color transparency
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HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845, artist.
The Stratford memorial bust [graphic]. Thomas Phillips.
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
Physical Description (Hamnet):
1 painting on panel : oil ; 66.2 x 46.4 cm.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Portraits.
Portrait paintings. gmgpc
Exhibited: 'As imagination bodies forth...' [paintings] Oct. 28, 1993-Feb. 4, 1994.
Condition reviewed the work is painted on an oak panel with a vertical grain, which, at an early date, split down its center
Conserved 19760000 dark shadow covering the figure's right arm, added apparently by a different hand in a different kind of paint, was removed
Gift, James G. McManaway, October 1975.
Subject: See Pressly Catalogue, no. 152.
Title from Pressly.
Engravings: William Ward, published by J. Britton, 23 April 1816, 9 x 7 in.; W. T. Fry, published by T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1 November 1817; Francis Holl, published by Edward Moxon, 1857.
Provenance: The Phillips pictures is said in 1888 to have been in the possession of William Pearce of Bridge-street in Stratford-upon-Avon; its measurements are given as 18 1/8 x 26 in. (see Halliwell-Phillips papers, FSL W.b.86, no. 12)
Pressly, W.L. Paintings in the Folger Shakespeare Library, 152
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