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Creator:
Hugh William "Grecian" Williams, 1773–1829, British
Title:

Birnam Wood

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Date:
before 1801
Medium:
Watercolor on medium, slightly textured, blued white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 × 19 3/4 inches (38.1 × 50.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, lower center

signed and dated in black ink, lower left: "Williams. Edin. 1801"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5783
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cliffs | clouds | clouds | forest | landscape | lightning | Macbeth, play by William Shakespeare | night | rocks (landforms) | storm | trees | wood
Associated Places:
Birnam | Europe | Perth and Kinross | Scotland | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15063
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