Related Objects
Current Location:
Allendale Campus -> Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
Location Notes:
PAC; 1767 bottom right

Mrs. Siddons as Lady Macbeth

Artwork
Identifier:
2016.7.23
Artist:
Gebbie & Husson Co.
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Giclée Digital Print (Original engraving is in the GVSU Permanent Collection)
Date:
circa 1888
Dimensions:
Artworks -
Description:
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.
Historical Context:
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.