Edmund Kean(1787-1833), Actor
Sitter associated with 26 portraits
Actor. Kean was engaged by the Drury Lane Theatre for three years in 1814, making a triumphant first appearance as Shylock; he was unrivalled in tragic parts, most notably Richard III.
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by and published by J. Prynn
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, circa 1814-1833
by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, (1818)
- Charles John Kean (son)
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