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Print, The Three Witches Appearing to Macbeth

This is a Print. It was written by William Shakespeare. It is dated 1790 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Bruno Lasker and Mrs. Bruno Lasker.

Its dimensions are

51 × 64 cm (20 1/16 × 25 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed below, lower left: "Painted by H. Fuseli; "Publish'd Jan 1, 1790. by J. and J. Boydell, Cheapside and at the Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall."; Lower right: "Aqua fortis by Trotter."

Cite this object as

Print, The Three Witches Appearing to Macbeth; Written by William Shakespeare (British, ca. 1564–1616); England; engraving on paper; 51 × 64 cm (20 1/16 × 25 3/16 in.); 1957-41-219

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