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Creator:
Alfred Edward Chalon, 1780–1860, British
Title:

Cleopatra on the Cydnus to Meet Antony

Additional Title(s):

Cleopatra in Her Barge

'Antony and Cleopatra', Act II, Scene II

Part Of:

Collective Title: Antony and Cleopatra

Date:
ca. 1821
Medium:
Brown ink with gray wash and scraping over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/2 x 14 3/8 inches (49.6 x 36.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.29
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Antony and Cleopatra, Act II, Scene II | Antony and Cleopatra, play by William Shakespeare | barge | boat | bracelets | buildings | carving | columns | conch | crown | cupids | flowers (plants) | garlands | literary theme | marine art | men | necklaces | nudes | oars | Pavilions | platter | play | plays by William Shakespeare | procession | quiver | sail | swans | torch | veil | wings | women
Associated People:
Cleopatra
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13154
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