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Creator:
Theodor von Holst, 1810–1844, British
Title:

Prospero Watching Ferdinand and Miranda

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Composition Reversed

Date:
ca. 1840
Medium:
Graphite with black chalk and gray wash on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/8 × 7 1/8 inches (21.9 × 18.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed on verso in graphite, lower left: "T Von Holst"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.50
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cell | cloak | correctional institution | curtains | daughter | drapery | father | figure study | gesture | hood | literary theme | lovers | men | nudes | plays by William Shakespeare | prison | sash | spying | steps | The Tempest, Act III, Scene I | watching | woman
Associated People:
Ferdinand (character in The Tempest)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Miranda (character in The Tempest)
Prospero (character in The Tempest)
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10273
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