[Anthony and Cleopatra Act III, Scene IX.]
[c.1795, published by John & Josiah Boydell, at the Shakespeare Gallery, London.]
Stipple with etching, proof before all letters, 483 x 610mm. Creases through lower left and lower right corners of plate, into image at left.
Anthony holds his hand to his head in despair on the right, while Eros tries to draw his attention to the distraught Cleopatra, who approaches from the left, half fainting. A fine proof impression from an uncleaned plate.
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