Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: [Frontispiece and title page to act 4 of Bell's edition of The tempest] [graphic] / R.A. Bell.

Digital Image File Name: 
34323
Source Call Number: 
ART Box B433 no.53b (size S)
Source Creator: 
Bell, Robert Anning, 1863-1933, artist.
Source Title: 
[Frontispiece and title page to act 4 of Bell's edition of The tempest] [graphic] / R.A. Bell.
Source Created or Published: 
[1900?]
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Bell, Robert Anning, 1863-1933, artist.
Title (Hamnet): 
[Frontispiece and title page to act 4 of Bell's edition of The tempest] [graphic] / R.A. Bell.
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
[1900?]
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
2 drawings (1 sheet) : pen and ink ; images 196 x 132 mm. or smaller.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Book illustrations -- 20th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Drawings -- 20th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Iris (Greek deity), depicted.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Bell's decorated edition of Shakespeare's Tempest was published by Freemantle & Co. in 1901. For a copy of the published work see: PR 2833 1901 Sh.Col.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Date based on Bell's own dating of some of his other drawings for The tempest.
Notes (Hamnet): 
The frontispiece depicts the goddess Iris, who is shown with fairy wings standing before a rainbow. She is set within an architectural frame which is flanked by garlands and figures wearing classical drapery. A similar frame and figures flank the illustrations on the title page which depict landscape scenery of the island.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Title devised by cataloger.
Call Number (Hamnet): 
ART Box B433 no.53b (size S)