Julius Caesar Ibbetson ( 1759 - 1817 )

The Taming of the Shrew - two scenes from Act IV


The Taming of the Shrew - two scenes from Act IV


oil on canvas
31 x 22 in. (78.7 x 56.5 cm.) - a pair (2)
signed with initials on the horse's saddle 

Detail Description:

Engraved in 1794 by A. Smith and I. Taylor for John Boydell’s Shakespeare Gallery.

PROVENANCE:
In the collection of the third Earl of Dudley, MC (1895–1969) by 1934;
thence by descent until 2018.

EXHIBITED:
Birmingham, City Museum and Art Gallery, 1934, Commemorative Exhibition of the Art Treasures of the Midlands, nos. 304 & 305.
LITERATURE:
E. Waterhouse, The Dictionary of BRITISH 18th CENTURY PAINTERS in oils and crayons (Antique Collectors’ Club 1981), illustrated on p. 192 (as ‘Unlocated’).

Julius Caesar Ibbetson