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Creator:
George Fennell Robson, 1788–1833, British
Title:

Macbeth and Banquo on the Heath

Additional Title(s):

Macbeth and Banquo Approaching the Three Witches

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Watercolor with gouache and scraping over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 10 3/8 inches (19 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite,lower right: "G. F. ROBSON: MACBETH & BANQUO"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.58
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | army | battlefield | beards | clouds | crows (birds) | dresses | flags | gallows | generals | heath | hills | landscape | lightning | literary theme | Macbeth, Act I, Scene III | men | meteorology | night | plays by William Shakespeare | road | rocks (landforms) | scarves | science | snake | spears | staffs (staff weapon components) | storm | tree | troops | walking | waving | women
Associated Places:
Forres | Scotland | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
The Three Witches (characters in Macbeth)
Macbeth (character in The Tragedy of Macbeth)
Banquo (character in Macbeth)
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13155
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