George Steevens Esq.
Engraving. Sheet 117 x 115mm, 6¾ x 4½". Trimmed, mounted on album sheet.
George Steevens (1736-1800), commentator on Shakespeare. With Samuel Johnson he published the 10-voume 'The Works of Shakespeare with the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators', 1773. This is a drawing of his monument by John Flaxman, with an inscription commemorating his Shakespearian labours, in Poplar Chapel.
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