Mezzotint by David Lucas, as directed by John Constable, printed on laid paper before the margin was cleaned.
Begun 1830. First published by Moon, 1838, in The Proposed Appendix to English Landscape Scenery.
Shakespeare’s As You Like it was among Constable’s favourite plays. Jaques is depicted contemplating nature and the wounded stag.
Reference: S.15. Engraver’s proof (e).
Sheet Size: 307 x 363 mm
Plate Size: 171 x 225 mm
Image Size: 135 x 188 mm