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Henry William Bunbury

(1750—1811) artist and caricaturist


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(1750–1811), English draughtsman. Bunbury executed several works in pencil and crayon during a Grand Tour in the late 1760s. In 1792, Bunbury was commissioned by Thomas Macklin to illustrate a Shakespeare Gallery, in competition to John Boydell's. The gallery ran for four years, closing in 1796 in response to shifts in public taste.

From The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.


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