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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845
Title:

Falstaff Dragging the Body of Hotspur

Additional Title(s):

Another part of the field: 'Henry IV, Part I,' Act V, Scene IV

Part Of:

Collective Title: Henry IV, Part I

Collective Title: Smirke [Shakespeare] Album

Date:
1825
Materials & Techniques:
Pen and brown ink with brown wash and gouache over graphite with gum on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/8 x 4 15/16 inches (16.2 x 12.5 cm), Image: 5 1/4 x 4 inches (13.3 x 10.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "5 Scene 4"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3460
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
battlefield | body | carrying | dragging | feather | field | figure study | hat | Henry IV Part I, Act V, Scene IV | Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare | injured | literary theme | men | plays by William Shakespeare | soldiers | trees | wound
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14874
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Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Geoffrey Ashton, Shakespeare and British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, pp. 49, 112, no. 146, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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