Print (Engraving)

  • Title:

    COOKE as KING LEAR.

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    David Edwin (Engraver)

    Charles Robert Leslie (Artist)

    Stephen Cullen Carpenter (Author)

    Bradford and Inskeep (Publisher)

    William M'Ilkenny (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Secondary Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Stipple engraved, Crayon manner engraved, Line engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1968.0394.050


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1968.0394.050

Object Name

Print (Engraving)

Title

COOKE as KING LEAR.

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

David Edwin (Engraver)
12//1776-02/22/1841
References: Appleton's Cylcopedia of American Biography; Groce and Wallace, Artists in America, 1564-1860 (1957). Edwin executed hundreds of stipple-engraved portraits of famous persons. See 68.394.1-.217.

Charles Robert Leslie (Artist)
1794-1859

Stephen Cullen Carpenter (Author)-c. 1820

Bradford and Inskeep (Publisher)

William M'Ilkenny (Publisher)

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Secondary Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower left beneath image; C.R. Leslie del.
2. Inscription; Lower right beneath image; Edwin sc.
3. Inscription; Bottom center below legend; Engravd for Mirror of Taste.

Subjects

Portrait; Literary scene; Shakespeare, William

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Stipple engraved, Crayon manner engraved, Line engraved

Dimensions (inches)

12 (H) , 9.47 (W) , 6.5 (Image H) , 3.4 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

30.5 (H) , 24.05 (W) , 6.5 (Image H) , 3.4 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

OH at right. OW at top. Plate H: 8.5 in. (21.5 cm). Plate W: 5.1 in. (13.0 cm).

Publisher Summary

Bradford and Inskeep

Publication Date

1811

Place of Publication

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Watermark

none

Edition Notes

Illustration from S.C. Carpenter, The Mirror of taste, and Dramatic censor (Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep; Boston: William M'Ilkenny, 1810-11).

Object Description

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