Title derived from penciled note on verso of drawing. Drawing is initialed in lower right
History: Drawing is part of a series of designs done for the 'Darley gallery of Shakespearean illustration' (published in 1884) which was made up of 30 illustrations to Shakespeare's plays. This drawing, however, was never reproduced for the printed edition. For another version of this same scene by Darley which was included in the Gallery of Shakespearean illustration, see ART Box D221 no.9 (the study sketch) and ART Box D221 no.50 (the finished wash drawing)
Provenance: Drawing is listed as no. 462 in Henkel's Jan. 1909 Sale catalog. For further provenance information see entry under Darley for Darley gallery of Shakespearean illustration
Also available as a digital reproduction
Also known as
Extended title: King Lear & Fool, "King Lear" D
Alternate titles: King Lear and Fool, "King Lear"