The Folger Shakespeare Library contains the finest collection of Shakespearean art ever assembled. Its 200 paintings include scenes from Shakespeare's plays, portraits of the actors, and portraits of the playwright and his contemporaries works painted by artists including Benjamin West, Henry Fuseli, Thomas Sully, George Romney, and Thomas Nast. This lovely volume is an analysis, history, and catalogue of this important collection. It includes 34 color plates and several hundred b&w figures. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.