Stipple and line engraving. Sheet 255 x 190mm (10 x 7½"). Trimmed within plate.
Edward Capell (1713-81), Shakespearean commentator. Concerned with inaccuracies in Sir Thomas Hamner'd edition of Shakespeare, Capell spent three years collecting and comparing early folio and quarto editions, he published his ten-volume edition in 1768. Drawn and engraved by Bartolozzi from a plaster cameo by Louis François Roubiliac c.1770.
De Vesme 774.III.
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