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Henry William Bunbury, 1750–1811

Falstaff Carrying Dead Hotspur

Additional Title(s):

Henry IV Part I, Act V, Scene IV

Part Of:

Collective Title: Henry IV, Part I

Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink, gouache, and gum arabic on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper mounted on thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Mount: 16 3/8 x 20 1/4 inches (41.6 x 51.4 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 15 15/16 x 19 15/16 inches (40.5 x 50.7 cm), Sheet: 13 7/8 x 17 13/16 inches (35.2 x 45.3 cm)

Inscribed in black crayon, verso, upper right: "4300 | [...] | Lord Ma[...] | 3 x 3 1/2"; in graphite, verso, lower center: "BUNBURY | 63-18 x (check mark)"; verso, lower right: "BUNBURY, HENRY: | FALSTAFF"

signed in brown ink, lower right: "HWB"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armour | battle | boots | breeches | capes | carrying | dead | dying | hats | Henry IV Part I, Act V, Scene IV | Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare | literary theme | men | obese | play | plays by William Shakespeare | plumes | rocks (landforms) | ruffles | ruffs | shields | stockings | swords | trees | war
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Sir John Falstaff
Hotspur (Henry Percy), character in Henry IV, Part I
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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. 7, 94, no. 21, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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