Elizabeth Farren as Hermione: Johann Zoffany

Johann Zoffany: Elizabeth Farren as Hermione

German painter Johann Zoffany, who worked mainly in England, showcases London-based stage actress Elizabeth Farren as Hermione in Shakespeare’s ‘A winter’s tale’.

The picture was painted in 1780 when Zoffany was 47 years of age.

This large painting (2.5 meters high) is currently on display in the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne.

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