The theatrical portrait in eighteenth century London

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
West, Shearer;
(1986)
  • Publisher: The University of St Andrews
  • Subject: N7598.2W3 | Portraits--England--History--18th century

A theatrical portrait is an image of an actor or actors in character. This genre was widespread in eighteenth century London and was practised by a large number of painters and engravers of all levels of ability. The sources of the genre lay in a number of d... View more
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