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King Lear, Act V, Scene III
  • Francis Legat, artist
    1755–1809
    James Barry
    1741–1806
    born: Cork, Cork County, Ireland, British Isles ; died: London, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
  • King Lear, Act V, Scene III, 1792
  • Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 426 x 596 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16 3/4 x 23 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1721
Description

A group of soldiers wearing helmets and armor hold the bodies of two women. They appear to be taking them to an older man with a beard.