The Duke of Clarence is assailed by demons and taunted by a blood-soaked angel in a dream

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Title

The Duke of Clarence is assailed by demons and taunted by a blood-soaked angel in a dream

Subject

Demonology, Dreams, Nightmares, Angels, Guilt

Description

The Duke of Clarence is assailed by demons and taunted by a blood-soaked angel in a dream that is inspired by an episode in Shakespeare's 'Richard III'. The engraving has lettering that reads "Shakspeare. King Richard III. Clar. Clarence is come, - false, fleeting, perjur'd Clarence,/ That stabbed me in the field by Tewksbury:/ Seize on him, furies, take him to your torments! Act V. Sc. 4. Painted by T. Stothard R.A. Engrav'd by J. Neagle"

Creator

Thomas Stothard

Date

2 June 1804

Contributor

Fiorella Gambetta

Rights

Public Domain

Format

1 line engraving print on a platemark 21.7 x 13.8 cm

Language

English

Identifier

https://wellcomecollection.org/works/fpdepprw

Files

s3_V0025000_V0025889ER.jpg

Citation

Thomas Stothard, “The Duke of Clarence is assailed by demons and taunted by a blood-soaked angel in a dream,” Enlightenmens, accessed September 26, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/273.

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