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Creator:
Samuel De Wilde, 1748–1832, British
Title:

Portrait Studies of Actors including Mary Wells as Cowslip, John Kemble, Edmund Kean, and Sarah Siddons as Hermione

Date:
1802
Medium:
Graphite, red chalk, and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/16 × 13 1/16 inches (23 × 33.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, center: "DW | March 31st | 1802"; upper right: "April 1st 1802 | 2 Morning"; in graphite, center right: "Miss Mary Wells | 'Cowslip' "; lower center: "E Kean | 1802"; lower left: "Kemble"; lower center: "Kean"; lower right: "Mrs. Siddons | April <...> 1802"; lower right: "De Wilde | 1802"

Signed and dated in graphite, lower left: "DeWilde | 1802"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1640
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Cowslip (character in The Agreeable Surprise)
Hermione (character in The Winter's Tale)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12864
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