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

Portia and Bassanio

Former Title(s):

The Present

Date:
ca. 1826
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, cream, slightly textured wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/2 x 5 1/8 inches (16.5 x 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower left: "R P Bonington"

Signed in pen and brown ink lower left: "R P Bonington"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.165
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
literary theme | plays by William Shakespeare | The Merchant of Venice, play by William Shakespeare
Associated People:
Portia (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:18379
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Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, pp. 4, 24, no. 73, color plate 3, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, pp. 4, 24, no. 73, color pl. . 3, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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