|David Garrick as Richard III by William Hogarth|
The depiction of scenes from Shakespeare's plays has been an important part of many British artists repertoire, including William Hogarth (1697-1764).
|David Garrick and His Wife|
by William Hogarth
Hogarth also painted a charming and slightly biblical scene from The Tempest, depicting Prospero and Miranda, a love-struck Ferdinand, a web-footed Caliban, and the ethereal Ariel hovering overhead.
|The Tempest by William Hogarth|