Collection

John Raphael Smith
English, 1751 - 1812
after: Henry Fuseli
Swiss, 1741-1825

The Weird Sisters, 1785
Mezzotint
Museum purchase
1967.17
Period: 18th c
Classification: Print
Dimensions: Image: 17 1/4 x 21 3/4 in. (43.82 x 55.25 cm) Sheet: 18 1/2 x 23 3/8 in. (46.99 x 59.37 cm)
Signatures, Inscriptions and Markings v
Signed (on plate, LR): Engraved by J. R. Smith Mezzotint Engraver to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales
Inscribed (LL): Painted by H. Fuseli; (LC): Shakespeare Macbeth Act. Ist / each at once her choppy finger THE WEIRD SISTERS laying / upon her skinny lips / London Published March 10th 1789 by J. R. Smith No. 83 / Oxford Street.
Catalogue Raisonné: Frankau 371
Published References v
Frankau 371.
Exhibition History v
"Master Printmakers: Rembrandt and His Contemporaries," Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, 9 April 1992 - 19 July 1992; "No Incidents but a Ghost and a Storm: European Prints and Drawings of the Romantic Period," Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, 20 September - 15 December 1996; Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY SECOND SIGHT: Originality, Duplicity, and the Object January 14-April 10, 2005.
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