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Drawings: G1204

Title

Drawing from a photograph of Johnston Forbes Robertson as Hamlet, by the sitter.

Subject

Artist

Date

1887

Dimensions

height (sheet): 23.4cm
width (sheet): 20.4cm

Other materials

Graphite on paper

Inscription/signature

"Yours very Trul/ Johnston Forbes-Robertson/ 6th Oct 1887 Lyceum Theatre"

Provenance

Bought from the McEwan Gallery, by the Works of Art Committee, 28th November 2018

Other number

E0053

A detailed drawing by Johnston Forbes-Robertson, drawn from a photograph, showing himself as Hamlet. Inscribed by the artist and sitter bottome left hand corner.On the reverse is a awtercolour of a young boy.
 
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