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

Falstaff in the Boar's Head

Additional Title(s):

Illustrations to Shakespeare: Falstaff [from Henry IV, Part II]

Part Of:

Collective Title: Smirke [Shakespeare] Album

Date:
1807
Medium:
Oil with brown ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches (19.7 x 24.8 cm) and Image: 5 1/4 x 6 5/8 inches (13.3 x 16.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3562
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron (main garment) | blouse | boots | chair | collar | courtship | dress | earrings | flute | goblets | hats | inn | jackets | kerchief | literary theme | men | music | musicians | napkin | obese | pitcher | play | prostitute | silver | skirt | sword | table | tavern | women
Associated Places:
City of London | London | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Mistress Quickly (character in Henry IV, Part I)
Sir John Falstaff
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14881
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