Creator Place of Birth

Surrey, England

Creator Nationality

British

Creator Life Dates

1817-1897

Creation Date

1873

Description

In this finely done engraving, Shylock, the principal antagonist from Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, is seen leaving the court after his trial, arms raised in frustration and defeat. Children run after him and taunt him, as citizens confer in the background.

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Provenance

From Gilbert's illustration to Shakespeare's "Merchant of Vencie" done in 1866

Medium

Engraving

Dimensions

7 x 10.75, 14 x 17.5 (in frame)

Catalogue Number

2015.37

Keywords

british print, engraving, the merchant of venice, sir john gilbert, g. greatbach, 2015.37

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