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Creator:
John Flaxman, 1755–1826, British
Title:

Seventeen Sketches chiefly of Mrs. Siddons in the Roles of Titania or Constance (King John) and including a Sketch of Kemble as Hamlet and a Study of Puck

Date:
ca. 1795
Medium:
Pen, ink and wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 x 7 3/8in. (26.7 x 18.7cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Curties & Sons 1794 [watermark on title page]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1897-1913
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors-Sketchbooks
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figure study | literary theme
Associated People:
Siddons (née Kemble), Sarah (1755–1831), actress
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14234
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Deanna Petherbridge, The primacy of drawing : Histories and theories of practice, , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2010, p.199, pl. 141, NC53 P48 2010 + (YCBA)


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