Artist: Stretch was a figure and humorous artist who worked for magazines
Full figure, standing to left, looking left, left hand on shaft of sword, right hand on hilt of sword. Title taken from blue pencil writing on back of drawing. Signed M Stretch April 1881'
History: Work was probably drawn for a woodcut, possibly used in a magazine illustration. No listing in Harv
Provenance: Item was purchased by the Folgers from Henry Sotheran in 1905
Subject: Forbes Robertson appeared as Romeo opposite Helen Modjeska at the Court and Princess's Theatres under the management of Wilson Barrett in 1881
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Extended title: Mr. Forbes-Robertson as Romeo M. Stretch, April 1881