Caption: ‘BENE: I do much wonder, that one man seeing how much another man is a fool when he dedicates his behaviours to love, will after he hath laughed at such shallow follies in others, become the argument of his own scorn; by falling in love: And such a man is Claudio.’ MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Act 2, Sc 3.
Illustrator: Engraved from an Original Painting by Tracey in the possession of the Publishers
Original Illustration Size: 238 x 160mm / 9″12 x 6″8
Illustration Number: 9/21
Source Text: The complete works of Shakspere : revised from the original editions / with historical and analytical introductions to each play, also notes explanatory and critical, and a life of the poet by J.O. Halliwell … and other eminent commentators ; elegantly and appropriately illustrated by portraits engraved on steel, from daguerreotypes of the greatest and most intellectual actors of the age ; taken in the embodiment of the varied and life-like characters of our great national poet / Comedies.
Published: London; New York: Printed and published by John Tallis and company .