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

Ferdinand Riding the Waves

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Ferdinand Playing Chess

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tempest

Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Watercolor with gray wash and gouache over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/4 × 7 1/4 inches (24.8 × 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "D 3502"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5291
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
branch | cape | chess | costume | dagger | doublet | figure study | hat | hilt | horn (musical instrument) | hose (hosiery) | literary theme | man | plays by William Shakespeare | plumes | shipwreck | sword | The Tempest, Act V, Scene I | waves (natural events)
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10275
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