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Creator:
Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1786–1846, British
Title:

Sketches for a Scene from 'Macbeth'

Additional Title(s):

Lady Macbeth (Mrs. Siddons?)

Verso: Two Left Legs and One Right Leg

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Date:
ca. 1811
Medium:
Graphite and black chalk on moderately thick, moderately textured, brown laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 5/16 x 20 inches (41.5 x 50.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "From | Macbeth"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right; "[I Green Gray]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.55
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
curls | figure study | Macbeth, play by William Shakespeare | men | play | plays by William Shakespeare | profile | sketches
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Siddons (née Kemble), Sarah (1755–1831), actress
Lady Macbeth (character in Macbeth)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10357
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