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Creator:
John Boyne, ca. 1750–1810, British
Title:
Malvolio: Possibly a Self-Portrait in the Role
Date:
undated
Medium:
Black and gray wash with pen and black ink, scraping, graphite, and red pencil on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 15/16 x 6 1/16 inches (22.7 x 15.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center: "D 2956"

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

signed in black ink, within image, upper right: "J Boyn [remainder cropped off]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4937
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cloak | costume | gesture | literary theme | man | plays by William Shakespeare | portrait | ring | Twelfth Night; or, What You Will, play by William Shakespeare
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Malvolio (character in Twelfth Night)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14555
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