Lady Macbeth Seizing the Daggers by Henry Fuseli

From Shakespeare's Macbeth, Act II Scene 2.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
102 x 127 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £3,800)
Acquired in:
1965
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Composition inspired by Mrs Siddons who first played the part of Lady Macbeth in London in 1785 and chose it for her farewell in 1812.

Provenance

Thomas E.Lowinsky; (by descent) Mrs J Stanley-Clarke.

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