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Creator Johann Heinrich Ramberg, 1763–1840, German, active in Britain (1781–88)
Title Olivia, Maria and Malvolio from "Twelfth Night," Act III, Scene iv
Alternate Title(s) Malvolio before Olivia, from "Twelfth Night," Act III, Scene iv
Malvolio before Olivia, from Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"
Malvolio before Olivia
Date 1789
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 62 1/8 x 86 7/8 inches (157.8 x 220.7 cm)
Signed and dated in black paint, center right: "HRamberg pinx. 1789."
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accession Number B1975.5.21
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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People Represented or Subject • Feste (character in Twelfth Night)
• Sir Toby Belch (character in Twelfth Night)
• Olivia (character in Twelfth Night)
• Malvolio (character in Twelfth Night)
• Sir Andrew Aguecheek (character in Twelfth Night)
• Maria (character in Twelfth Night)
• Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Subject Terms actors | basket | costume | curtains | flowers (plants) | humor | interior | light | literary theme | love | love letters | men | romance | rug | screen | servant | theater (discipline) | Twelfth Night; or, What You Will, play by William Shakespeare | vase | window | woman

Rosie Dias, Exhibiting Englishness, John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery and the formation of a national aesthetic, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2013, pp. 84-85, 168, 172-75, fig. 63, N72.N38 D53 2013 (YCBA)

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