Habit of Coriolanus in the Tragedy of Coriolanus.Coriolan dans la Tragédie de Coriolan.
Hand coloured engraving. Sheet size: 270 x 200mm (10¾ x 8"). Fine original colour. Trimmed inside platemark. Slight staining bottom left.
William Shakespeare's Coriolanus, in full costume, directed to the left, with his right hand on his hip. He wears a large fur robe and a laurel wreath on his head. Plate 238 from 'Collection of the dresses of different nations, antient [sic] and modern. Particularly old English dresses; after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others, with an account of the authorities from which the figures are taken, and some short historical remarks on the subject. To which are added the habits of the principal characters on the English stage', published by Thomas Jefferys between 1757 - 1772.
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