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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Title:

She Never Told Her Love, But Sat Like Patience on a Monument

Part Of:

Collective Title: Twelfth Night; or, What You Will

Date:
1827
Medium:
Brown ink with brown wash and gouache and oil on medium, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (framed): 5 1/8 x 3 7/8 inches (13 x 9.8 cm), Image: 3 5/8 x 3 9/16 inches (9.2 x 9.1 cm), and Frame: 8 1/2 × 7 1/8 × 3/4 inches (21.6 × 18.1 × 1.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.583
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | cape | costume | couple | dress | gesture | hose (hosiery) | literary theme | lovers | man | monument | plays by William Shakespeare | plinth | putto | reading | sculpture | sculpture | stool | tunic | Twelfth Night, Act II, Scene IV | woman
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Orsino, Duke of Illyria (character in Twelfth Night)
Viola (character in Twelfth Night)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19851
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