Mrs. Siddons as Lady Macbeth
Medium:Giclée Digital Print (Original engraving is in the GVSU Permanent Collection)
Black and white print of a woman in a short white dress, longer layers underneath. A large open archway looks over the landscape behind her. She clutches a paper in her hand. From "Macbeth", Act I Scene V.
Lady Macbeth is a character in Shakespeare's Macbeth (c.1603–1607). She is the wife of the play's tragic hero, Macbeth, a Scottish nobleman. The play dramatises the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.