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Samuel De Wilde, 1748–1832, British, Head of a Man with a Beard and Long Hair in the Wind, 1786
Head of a Man with a Beard and Long Hair in the Wind
- Additional Title(s):
Verso: Macbeth and the Witches
- Part Of:
- Graphite with black ink and brown wash, verso: pen and brown ink and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, light blue laid paper
- Sheet: 6 5/8 × 5 5/8 inches (16.8 × 14.3 cm)
Inscribed verso in brown ink, lower right: "[...]"
Collector's mark, verso: Paul Mellon
Signed in graphite verso, lower left: "De Wilde"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- beard | cauldron | figure study | gesture | head | King Lear, play by William Shakespeare | literary theme | Macbeth, play by William Shakespeare | moustache | plays by William Shakespeare
- Associated People:
- King Lear (character in King Lear)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Macbeth (character in The Tragedy of Macbeth)
The Three Witches (characters in Macbeth)
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- IIIF Manifest:
Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
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