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Inscription

lower left in plate: Painted by H. Fuseli, R.d. / 6 / Pro. For this, be sure, to-night thou shalt have cramps... / ...Shall, for that vast of night that they may work.; lower center in plate: SHAKSPEARE. / Tempest. / Act I. SCENE II. / The inchanted Island before the Cell of Prospero__ Prosepro. Miranda. Caliban. & Ariel / Publish'd Sept. 29, 1797, by J. & J. BOYDELL, at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall, & at No. 90, Cheapside; lower right in plate: ENgraved by I. P. Simon / All exercise on the; thou shalt be pinch'd... / ...Than bees that made them.

Provenance

(sale, Wechsler's Auctions, Washington, DC); Donald Vogler, Portland, OR; gift to NGA, 2017.