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Boydell"s Shakespeare gallery by Winifred H. Friedman

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Boydell, John, 1719-1804.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Illustrations.,
  • Illustration of books -- Great Britain.,
  • Painting, English -- 18th century.

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Edition Notes

StatementWinifred H. Friedman.
SeriesOutstanding dissertations in the fine arts
LC ClassificationsPR2883.B553 F7 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination266 p., [103] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5200318M
ISBN 100824019873
LC Control Number75023791

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Alderman Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery. Alderman Boydell, 18th century British patron and publisher, collected and commissioned Shakespearean-themed paintings from England’s most prominent artists. These original paintings were collected by Boydell and hung in his Shakespeare Gallery in London until it was forced into foreclosure and. The Boydell Shakespeare Gallery has now been recreated in its entirety online. It's the work of Janine Barchas, an English professor at the University of Texas at Austin. We asked her in to talk about the 18th-century Shakespeare craze and how Boydell capitalized . Boydell commissioned artists like Sir Joshua Reynolds, Henri Fuseli, and Angelica Kauffman to create works inspired by scenes in Shakespeare, and designed a gallery to display the paintings. He also published engravings of the paintings as illustrations for his edition of Shakespeare's plays.   Boydell intended the gallery to carry on after his own lifetime, as a gift to the nation. It was an intensely English project, meant to promote English painting and painters using the upcoming icon of Englishness, William Shakespeare’s plays. The Times called it “the first stone of an English school of painting”.

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