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Lear in the Storm

Additional Title(s):

King Lear on the Heath

Another Part of the Heath, Storm Still: 'King Lear', Act III, Scene II

Part Of:

Collective Title: King Lear

Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor with gouache and scraping, partially varnished on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on thick, slightly textured, peach wove paper with contemporary drawn border
Contemporary drawn border: 30 1/16 x 24 15/16 inches (76.3 x 63.4 cm), Sheet: 29 3/4 x 24 11/16 inches (75.5 x 62.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Copyright Undetermined
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | bells | branches | capes | clouds | ermine | fur | gems | King Lear, Act III, Scene II | King Lear, play by William Shakespeare | lightning | literary theme | men | meteorology | plays by William Shakespeare | rain | science | servants | shed | staff | stockings | storm | sword | torch
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
King Lear (character in King Lear)
Earl of Kent (Caius), character in King Lear
Fool (character in King Lear)
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IIIF Manifest:

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

Geoffrey Ashton, Shakespeare and British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, pp. 2, 102, no. 7, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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