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Creator:
Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811, British
Title:

Launce Teaching His Dog Crab

Additional Title(s):

'The Two Gentlemen of Verona', Act IV, Scene IV

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink, red chalk, black chalk, graphite, and gouache on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 16 5/16 x 20 3/8 inches (41.5 x 51.7 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 16 x 19 15/16 inches (40.6 x 50.6 cm), and Sheet: 13 7/8 x 17 3/4 inches (35.2 x 45.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "3 (encircled)"; verso, upper right: "9300 | no 9 [...] | Loft(?), Mr Work [...] | 3 x 3 1/2"; verso, center left: "X"; verso, lower right: "BUNBURY, HENRY: | LAUNCE"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.25
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
belfry | bell | breeches | capes | collar | dog (animal) | door | doublets | habit | hats | literary theme | men | monk | plays by William Shakespeare | plumes | ruffs | sashes | stockings | swords | teaching | The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act IV, Scene IV | The Two Gentlemen of Verona, play by William Shakespeare | training | trees | wall | windows
Associated People:
Launce (character in The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Crab, the dog
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13150
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