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Francis Hayman, 1707/8–1776
Falstaff Inspecting the Recruits
Additional Title(s):
Gloucestershire. Before Shallow's House: 'Henry IV, Part II', Act III, Scene II
Part Of:

Collective Title: Henry IV, Part II

between 1761 and 1765
Materials & Techniques:
Black chalk, gouache, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Sheet: 7 3/8 × 9 5/8 inches (18.8 × 24.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boots | boy | breeches | bust | doorway | figure study | gesturing | hats | Henry IV Part II, Act III, Scene II | Henry IV, part II by William Shakespeare | inspecting | leisure | literary theme | men | obese | plays by William Shakespeare | rafters | recruits | sitting | soldiers | staffs | stockings
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Gloucestershire | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Sir John Falstaff
Robert Shallow (character in Henry IV, parts I and II)
Bardolph (character in Henry IV, parts I and II)
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IIIF Manifest:

Francis Hayman (Kenwood House, 1987-06-24 - 1987-09-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Francis Hayman (Yale Center for British Art, 1987-04-01 - 1987-05-31) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Brian Allen, Francis Hayman, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1987, pp. 22, 144-5, 187, no. 75, NJ18 H3324 A54 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Geoffrey Ashton, Shakespeare and British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, pp. 26-7, 82, no. 67, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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