One of the greatest icons of female villainy, Lady Macbeth has been portrayed onstage by our greatest actresses, and immortalized in many alluring and terrifying works of art. Here are some of my favorites:
Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth 1889 John Singer Sargent 1856-1925 Presented by Sir Joseph Duveen 1906. Tate Modern Gallery: http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/N02053. More Info Here.
An Ideal Portrait of Lady Macbeth by John Francis Dicksee, 1870. View gallery information here: http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/detail.php?ID=190776
“Lady Macbeth and the Daggers” by Henry Fuseli, 1812. Tate Modern Gallery:
Lady Macbeth observes King Duncan by George Cattermole, 1850. Victoria and Albert Museum:
Johann Heinrich Fuseili, “Lady Macbeth Sleepwalking Scene.”(1741). Louve Museum in Paris:
The Death of Lady Macbeth by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (c. 1875). Gallery info here: