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Creator unknown artist, 19th century
Formerly attributed to Daniel Maclise, 1806–1870
Title Procession of Characters from Shakespeare's Plays
Alternate Title(s) A Procession of Shakespeare Characters
Date ca. 1840
Medium Oil on board
Dimensions 12 1/4 x 54 1/4 inches (31.1 x 137.8 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accession Number B1975.5.26
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1667304
People Represented or Subject • Sir John Falstaff
• Ophelia (character in Hamlet)
• Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
• Doll Tearsheet
• Benedick
• Beatrice
• Malvolio (character in Twelfth Night)
• Maria (character in Twelfth Night)
• Proteus
• Sir Toby Belch (character in Twelfth Night)
• Margaret of Anjou (1430–1482), queen of England, consort of Henry VI
• Lady Macbeth (character in Macbeth)
• Katharine (character in The Taming of the Shrew)
• Romeo (character in Romeo and Juliet)
• Parolles
• Valentine
• Launce (character in The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
• Crab
• Bottom (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
• Titania (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
• Sir Andrew Aguecheek (character in Twelfth Night)
• Rosalind (character in As You Like It)
• Desdemona (character in Othello)
• Celia
• Juliet (character in Romeo and Juliet)
• Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
• Othello (character in Othello, the Moor of Venice)
Subject Terms actors | All's Well that Ends Well, play by William Shakespeare | A Midsummer Night's Dream, play by William Shakespeare | As You Like It, play by William Shakespeare | costume | dog (animal) | frieze (ornamental band) | Hamlet, play by William Shakespeare | Henry VI, part I by William Shakespeare | Henry VI, part II by William Shakespeare | literary theme | love | lovers | Macbeth, play by William Shakespeare | men | Much Ado About Nothing, play by William Shakespeare | obese | panel (wood) | plays | procession | romance | Romeo and Juliet, play by William Shakespeare | theater (discipline) | The Merry Wives of Windsor, play by William Shakespeare | The Taming of the Shrew, play by William Shakespeare | The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, play by William Shakespeare | The Two Gentlemen of Verona, play by William Shakespeare | tragedies | Twelfth Night; or, What You Will, play by William Shakespeare | women
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