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

Falstaff Instructing Bardolph

Former Title(s):

Smirke [Shakespeare] Album

Additional Title(s):

Falstaff and Bardolph Outside Coventry

A Public Road Near Coventry: 'Henry IV, Part I,' Act IV, Scene II

Part Of:

Collective Title: Henry IV, Part I

Date:
1825
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with brown wash and gouache over graphite with gum on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper pasted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 x 4 1/2 inches (15.2 x 11.5 cm) and Image: 5 1/4 x 4 inches (13.4 x 10.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "4 Sc. 2nd"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3461
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boots | cape | city | cloak | clouds | figure study | hat | Henry IV Part I, Act IV, Scene II | Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare | instructing | men | obese | plays by William Shakespeare | road | staff | student | teacher | teaching | walking
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Sir John Falstaff
Bardolph (character in Henry IV, parts I and II)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14875
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