Edw. Capell.From a model in plaster taken from the Life by Roubilliac 1759.
[n.d., c.1770.] Bit later.
Stipple and line engraving. Sheet 245 x 200mm (9¾ x 8") Trimmed within plate on three sides.
Edward Capell (1713-81), Shakespearean commentator. Concerned with inaccuracies in Sir Thomas Hamner'd edition of Shakespeare, Capell After spent three years collecting and comparing early folio and quarto editions, he published his a ten-volume edition in 1768. Drawn and engraved by Bartolozzi from a plaster cameo by Louis François Roubiliac.
De Vesme 774.II.
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