Signed and dated at lower right: "Wm. Hamilton RA 1793"
Also available as a digital reproduction
Walpole Galleries, Rare Books, Letters and Manuscripts, 10 E. 49th St., New York, April 1925, $165
Provenance: Commissioned by James Woodmason for his Irish Shakespeare Gallery, which opened on 1 May 1793. Painted for the Woodmason Gallery
Engravings: J. Fit[t]ler, published on 1 August 1794 by Mr. Woodmason, London, 8x 9 5/8 in. (image)
Title from Pressly
St. James Chronicle, 28-30 January 1794, p. 4 (this and the companion picture described as "very excellent"); Hamlyn 1978, pp. 527, 529