Shakespeare Nursed by Tragedy and Comedy


George Romney.  “Shakespeare Nursed by Tragedy and Comedy.”  London: J. & J. Boydell, 1803.  Engraving by B. Smith.  10 1/4 x 12 1/2.  Trimmed just to bottom of imprint at bottom.  Otherwise, very good condition.


A rich engraving showing an infant William Shakespeare being nursed by Tragedy and Comedy.  The engraving by B. Smith, was based on a painting by G. Rommey.  Issued in 1803 by Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery.