Detail View: LUNA: Folger Digital Image Collection: Coriolanus at the Lyceum [graphic] / Cyrus C. Cuneo.

Digital Image File Name: 
36672
Source Call Number: 
ART Box C972 no.1 (size XL)
Source Creator: 
Cuneo, Cyrus, 1879-1916, artist.
Source Title: 
Coriolanus at the Lyceum [graphic] / Cyrus C. Cuneo.
Source Created or Published: 
1901
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Cuneo, Cyrus, 1879-1916, artist.
Title (Hamnet): 
Coriolanus at the Lyceum [graphic] / Cyrus C. Cuneo.
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1901.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
1 drawing : charcoal ; 19 1/2 x 25 1/2 in.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Coriolanus. Act 2. Scene 4, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Theaters -- England -- London, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Actors -- 20th century, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Coriolanus, Cnaeus Marcius -- In literature, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Drawings -- 20th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905 -- Performances, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Lyceum Theatre (London, England), depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Portraits -- Male -- 20th century.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Coriolanus, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc., depicted.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Periodical illustrations -- 20th century.
Notes (Hamnet): 
This record contains unverifiable data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Artist: Cueno was born in San Francisco of Italian parents, went to Paris and studied under Girardio, Prenet and Whistler then settled in London. He was a painter and illustrator who did work for several magazines and was a member R.O.I.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Folger copy is signed Cyrus C. Cuneo 1901 in right corner. In left lower corner 'Act II, Scene IV. Coriolanus. Lyceum April 15 1901'. Penciled numbers on verso. 19 1/2" x 25 1/2".
Notes (Hamnet): 
History: According to bookseller drawing was done for 'Black and White', April 27, 1901. Folger does not have a copy of the published magazine.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Provenance: Drawing was purchased by the Folgers through Sotheran April 21, 1901.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Published Work: Black and white. April 27, 1901.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Subject: Drawing illustrates Act II, Sc. 4 of Henry Irving's production of Coriolanus at The Lyceum which opened on April 15, 1901. Henry Irving took the role of Coriolanus and Ellen Terry played Volumnia. The sets were designed by Sir Laurence Alma Tadema. Irving is portrayed in this drawing, attempting to calm the citizens who are at right with weapons. The senators are portrayed to the left, behind Coriolanus.
Call Number (Hamnet): 
ART Box C972 no.1 (size XL)