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Gilbert Stuart Newton, 1794–1835, British

Shylock and Jessica from the 'Merchant of Venice,' II, ii

Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 35 x 29 1/2 inches (88.9 x 74.9 cm)

Signed, lower right: "G.S. Newton"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
costume | hat | interior | keys | literary theme | man | merchant | pouch | purse | room | scissors | stairs | The Merchant of Venice, play by William Shakespeare | theater (discipline) | woman
Associated People:
Jessica, daughter of Shylock
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Shylock (character in The Merchant of Venice)
Not on view

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