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Creator:
Michael "Angelo" Rooker, 1746–1801, British
Title:
Illustration to Beaumont and Fletcher
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 x 4 inches (17.5 x 10.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, upper center: "FOUR PLAYS | OR | MORAL REPRESENTATIONS | IN ONE"; lower center: "Rin, _____, that you would | place me conveniently to see the Play to Night. | Fri. That shall I, Signior Rinaldo; but would you | had come sooner: you see how full the Scaffolds are, there | is scant room for a Lovers Thought here."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.922
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actors | costume | hats | illustration | literary theme | men | plays | plumes | ruffs | stairs | swords | theater (discipline) | women
Associated People:
Beaumont, Francis (1584-1616) English dramatist
Fletcher, John (1579-1625) Jacobean playwright
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12266
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