Hotspur and Glendower by Henry Fuseli

The painting illustrates Henry IV, part I , act III, sc I.


Oil on canvas
211 x 180 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Sir Alec & Lady Martin through The Art Fund

John Philip Kemble sat for Hotspur and Glendower. It was engraved by Rhodes in 1803 for George Steeven's edition of Shakespeare illustrated by Fuseli and published in 1805. One of 26 gifts to 19 museums by Sir Alec Martin or Sir Alec and Lady Martin through the Art Fund between 1935 and 1967.

Venue details

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B3 3DH 0121 303 1966

Entry details

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