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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Title:

Prospero and Ariel

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tempest

Collective Title: Smirke [Shakespeare] Album

Date:
1821
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with brown wash and gouache over graphite with gum on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 7/8 x 4 3/4 inches (15 x 12 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3439
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beach | drapery | figure study | hat | literary theme | magician | man | ocean | plays by William Shakespeare | spirit | staff | The Tempest, play by William Shakespeare | togas
Associated People:
Prospero (character in The Tempest)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Ariel (character in The Tempest)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14872
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