Flaxman, John (1755-1826). English. Medium: pen, ink and wash on paper. Date: 1783. From 'Hamlet' by William Shakespeare (1564-1616); from seventeen sketches chiefly of Mrs Siddons in the roles Titania (A Midsummer Night's Dream) or Constance (King John), including a Sketch of Kemble as Hamlet and a Study of Puck; John Philip Kemble (1757-1823), actor; Provenance: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, USA.