|The Plays of William Shakespeare, 1849, Sir John Gilbert|
|Before Pages House. |
The Merry Wives of
Windsor, Act I, Scene I.
Robert Smirke, R. A.
|The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act V, Scene IV. A Forest, Angelica Kauffmann, R. A.--the only woman artist involved|
in Boydell's Shakespearean enterprise.
|The lower image by Stothard from around 1800, does |
not depict a particular scene but was one of the first
to depict Shakespeare's characters. The upper
image is from the 19th-century.
|Children acting the play scene|
from Hamlet, 1863, Charles Hunt