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Title:

John Henderson and Mr Charteris as Falstaff and Bardolph

Maker:

Kay, John; printmaker; British artist, 1742-1826

Category:

print

Name:

print

Date:

1789

School/Style:

British

Production
Place (legacy):

, production

Technique(s):

etching
aquatint

Material(s):

black carbon ink; medium
wove paper; support; ? laid down

Dimension(s):

height, plate, 180, mm
width, plate, 159, mm
height, sheet, 185, mm
width, sheet, 161, mm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1991; Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Acquisition Credit:

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Inscription(s):

signature; image lower left; printed; K. fect.
date; image lower left, following the above; printed; 1789
inscription; plate lower centre; printed; Why, Sir John, my face does you no harm. No, I'll be sworn; I make as good use of it as many / a man does of a death's head, or a memento mori. I never see thy nose, but I think upon hell fire.
inscription; verso; graphite; Mrs Smith

Alternative
Number:

O'Donoghue; 8

Accession:

Object Number: P.2036-1991
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 94841; input: 2003-09-11; modified: 2011-08-04)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/94841