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Image of 'Alas! poor world, what treasure have thou lost?...'

By permission of Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Rockwell Kent Gallery & Collection

'Alas! poor world, what treasure have thou lost?...'

5 x 6 3/4 in. (12.7 x 17.1 cm)

Rockwell Kent
United States (Tarrytown Heights, NY, 1882 - 1971, Plattsburgh, NY) Illustrator, 1931
William Shakespeare
Great Britain (1564 - 1616) Author, 1596

Object Type: Print
Medium and Support: Photoengraving
Credit Line: Gift of Zelda Hart
Accession Number: 1979.73.19
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Book Title: Venus and Adonis
Printer: The Printing House of Leo Hart
Publisher: The Printing House of Leo Hart
Text: Lutetia handset
Suite Name: Venus and Adonis

From Shakespeare's poem "Venus and Adonis," 1593. Title taken from first line of text underneath image.

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Rockwell Kent's illustrations for Shakespeare's <em>Venus and Adonis</em> Explores the 21 photo-engravings from Rockwell Kent's original drawings for Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis, published in limited edition by the Printing House of Leo Hart (Rochester, NY: 1931).

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