Published April 14th, 1809, by Thomas Payne, Pall Mall.
Stipple, 315 x 260mm. 12½ x 10¼". Uncut sheet.
Detail from a scene from William Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' (act I, scene II) also engraved by Caroline Watson and later published by Boydell. The painting, after Robert Edge Pine (1733 - 1788), was exhibited with six other subjects from Shakespeare at the Great Room in Spring-Gardens on the 22nd April 1782. The accompanying catalogue includes proposals for a series of engravings after the paintings.
Provenance Drax Family, Charborough Park, Wareham, Dorset.
[Ref: 13695] £130.00