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Creator:
Richard Parkes Bonington, 1802–1828, British
Title:

Studies for Shylock

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Merchant of Venice

Date:
1825
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper joined to thin, slightly textured, cream laid paper, mounted on card
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 × 18 7/8 inches (38.1 × 47.9 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 9 1/2 × 14 1/2 inches (24.1 × 36.8 cm), and Sheet (multiple joined sheets): 9 × 14 inches (22.9 × 35.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in pen and brown ink, lower left: "[...] Shylock & C"; in graphite, lower right: "14x8 7/8"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Bon"

Collector's stamp: "GS" (Germain Seligman Paris 1893-New York 1978)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6104
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cloak | faces | figure study | gesturing | hat | man | plays by William Shakespeare | posing | robe | studies | The Merchant of Venice, play by William Shakespeare
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Shylock (character in The Merchant of Venice)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15170
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Patrick Noon, Crossing the Channel : British and French painting in the age of romanticism, Tate Publishing, London, p. 15, fig. 3, ND467.5.R6 N66 2003 Oversize (YCBA)


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