Mr Kean as Lucius Junius in Brutus.
Pub.d by T McLean Haymarket
Etching with hand-colouring, platemark 300 x 205mm (11¾ x 8"). Fine.
Edmund Kean (1787-1833), actor, in Howard Payne's 'Brutus'. The English theatre's supreme example of the charismatic actor, he was enshrined as the rebellious spirit of Romanticism when Alexandre Dumas wrote a play about him, 'Kean' (later reworked by Jean-Paul Sartre) three years after his death. By Richard Dighton (1795-1880) was the son of the respected and popular satirist Robert Dighton. Dighton fils is best known for his series of City and West End portraits.
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