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Creator:
Sir David Wilkie, 1785–1841, British
Title:

A Scene from "The Abbot"

Former Title(s):

Scene from a History of Mary, Queen of Scots

Additional Title(s):

Original Sketch for the Tableau of The Abbot, performed at Hatfield, 1833

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Abbot

Date:
1833
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 x 7 1/8 inches (23.5 x 18.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed verso in graphite, lower right: "Blue [...]. | D25227HX"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Everett V. Meeks, Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.815
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
gown | literary theme | man | novel | performance | queen (person) | royalty | tableau vivant | The Abbot by Sir Walter Scott, 1820 | theater (discipline) | throne | veil | women
Associated Places:
England | Hatfield | Hatfield House | Hertfordshire | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Mary [Mary Stewart] (1542–1587), queen of Scots
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19427
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