GIRAUD, Jane Elizabeth. William SHAKESPEARE. ~ The Flowers of Shakspeare. 1845.
Hand-coloured lithograph print. Print size 310 × 230 mm, mount size 410 × 315 mm.
An original hand-coloured lithograph, the title-page from Jane Elizabeth Giraud’s Flowers of Shakspeare (1845).
Illustrating roses, honeysuckle and thistles with the quotation:
‘And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything’ (’As You Like It’, Act II, scene 1, the Duke in the Forest of Arden).