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Description: Portrait of J. Beschort as Hamlet. Bust length, slightly to left, facing slightly right, eyes looking slightly upwards. He wears double ruffled collar, dark plumed hat and a chain around his neck from which hangs an image of an elderly, bearded man (his father?). At left is part of a tall building with a stone arch. Caption below: 'I. Beschort. als Hamlet.'

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Artist: Seeliger, C.W.
Artist (Original work): Seeliger, C.W.
Date: 1799
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Medium: Engraving (signed and dated)
Size: 36.5 x 29 cms; 14 1/4 x 11 1/2 in
Actor: Beschort, J.

Location: FSL. Art Vol. b56, Vol. 5. From extra-illus. copy THE DRAMATIC WORKS OF SHAKSPEARE, rev. George Steevens (London: Bulmer for John & Josiah Boydell, 1802), after p. 8.