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Catalog Number 10645-1226
Title Print; August von Heckel; Offset Lithograph; King Lear Disinheriting Cordelia
Object Name Print
Description Color offset lithograph. Print of "King Lear Disinheriting Cordelia" by August von Heckel. The illustration is inspired by the book "King Lear" by William Shakespeare. Image is printed on the center of the page with a yellow frame. Image of a woman in white standing before an older man in a crown and dark robe on a thrown. The man is turned away with a hand extended toward the woman. Standing behind the king are four figures watching. To the right of the king is a jester. The jester is turned away from the scene. On the left edge is a man with a hand extended into the air. The room in which the scene takes place has stone columns, a rug, and stone thrown. Printed beneath the image is the title of the painting and the artist's name: "King Lear Disinheriting Cordelia // From a Painting by A. von Heckel". Written on the top edge is a note in blue ink written by John Falter.
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Heckle, August von
Makers mark "Not White Again"
Height (in) 11.125
Width (in) 14.375
People Heckel, August von
Shakespeare, William
Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Print
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection