The Boydell Shakespeare Gallery

Table of Contents - Boydell Catalogue

Table of Contents

Prefatory Note of the President of the German Shakespeare Society
Dieter Mehl
8
Introduction: Gallery, Artists, and Engravers
Frederick Burwick
9

Engraving and History Painting

Boydell's Shakespeare and the Redemption of British Engraving
John Cage
27
Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery and its Role in Promoting English History Painting
Hildergard Hammerschmidt-Hummel
33
The Prints Themselves: Production, Marketing, and their Survival
Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd
45

The Artists - the Themes

Henry Fuseli (Johann Heinrich Füssli) - "Shakespeare's Painter"
Petra Maisak
57
"Shakespeare between the Dramatic Muse and the Genius of Painting"
From Boydell Fa&ccedi;ade to Shakespeare Shrine
Elinor S. Shaffer
75
Suppliant Women and Monumental Maidens:
Shakespeare's Heroines in the Boydell Gallery
Georgianna Ziegler
89
Representing The Tempest in the Boydell Gallery
Marcia Pointon
103
To Play the King: Illustrations of the Tempest in the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery
Grant F. Scott
113

The Literary Reception

"An Adopted Daughter of Luxury": Georg Forster's Aesthetics and Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
Walter Pape
125
Ludwig Tieck's Commentary on the Copperplate Engravings of Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
Achim Holter
135
The Romantic Reception of the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery: Lamb, Coleridge, Hazlitt
Frederick Burwick
143

The Artistic Reception

Shakespeare Sacrificed: Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery in Gillray's Caricatures
Gerd Unverfehrt
161
Shakespeare Compared: Boydell and Retzsch
W. H. T. Vaughan
175

The Artists: Biographical Sketches

The Sculptors187
The Painters 187
The Engravers195

Catalogue of the Engravings

Folio Plates205
List of the Quarto Plates291
List of Additional Illustrations295
Bibliography297
Contributors306
Index307