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 from Jane Elizabeth Giraud’s Flowers of Shakspeare (1845).
Illustrating ‘Titus Andronicus’ Act II, Scene 3:
‘The trees, though summer, yet forlorn and lean,
O’ercome with Moss and baleful Mistletoe...
But straight they told me they would bind me here
Unto the body of a dismal Yew,
And leave me to this miserable death’.