Augustus L. Egg


24.5 x W 18.2 cm

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford WA1942.56

Presented by the Leicester Galleries, 1942

This depiction of the main female character in Shakespeare’s Othello was reproduced as a steel engraving in the 1839 The Complete Works of Shakspeare [sic]. According to ArtUK, this is one of six paintings of Shakespeare’s heroines.

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