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Shakespeare / Richard III / Gilbert
Shakespeare, William; 1564–1614.
Works: Richard III (1592).

Richard entrusts Tyrrel with the murder.

(Illustration of Act IV, scene 2).
Colour lithography after...
William Shakespeare. / After the four best-known portraits of the 17th-cen– tury.
Death of Ophelia
Romeo and Juliet
The three witches
Sigh no more Ladies
Midsummer Night’s Dream
Desdemona Retiring to her Bed.
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