Inscribed, in plate, lower margin, center: SHAKSPEARE. / Winter's Tale, / ACT II. SCENE III. / Publish'd June 4 1793 by JOHN & JOSIAH BOYDELL at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall & No. [o is superscript] 90 Cheapside London.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far left: Painted by J. Opie; numbered, in plate, lower margin, far left: 35; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, left: Leo. It shall be possible: swear by this sword / Thou wilt perform my bidding. / Ant. I will, my lord. / Leo. Mark, and perform it; (seest thou?) for the fail; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, right: Of any point in't shall not only be / Death to thyself but to thy lewd-tongued wife / Whom for this time we pardon.; inscribed, in plate, lower margin, far right: Engraved by J.P. Simon.
Lilla Willey, Thefford Center, Vermont; given to present collection, 2013.
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