Kean. "Othello's occupation's gone". [Edmund Kean Death Mask]
Published by Frederic Lawrence, 369 Strand. [n.d. c.1860.]
A very rare lithograph. 266 x 400mm. 10½ x 15¾". Slightly tatty and torn edges on india, messy.
"Othello's occupation's gone"; the immortal words spoken by Edmund Kean in 1833 during his last appearance on the stage. He was playing alongside his son, Charles Kean. Already weak and ill, Edmund sank exhausted, after these words, into his son's arms and died a month later.
[Ref: 20697] £140.00