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Gilbert Stuart Newton, 1794–1835
Shylock and Jessica from the 'Merchant of Venice,' II, ii
Former Title(s):
Shylock and Jessica "Jessica, my girl, there are my keys; Look to my house." -- Merchant of Venice. [1830, Royal Academy of Arts, London, exhibition catalogue]
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
35 x 29 1/2 inches (88.9 x 74.9 cm), Frame: 45 × 40 × 4 1/2 inches (114.3 × 101.6 × 11.4 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:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Shylock (character in The Merchant of Venice)
Jessica, daughter of Shylock
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Turner and Venice (Kimbell Art Museum, 2004-02-15 - 2004-05-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Turner and Venice (Tate Britain, 2003-10-09 - 2004-01-11) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

' Art on the Line ' : the Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House 1780-1836 (The Courtauld Gallery, 2001-10-17 - 2002-01-20) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

"NATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS OF ART AT LEEDS : BRITISH LIVING PAINTERS IN GALLERY E THIRTEENTH NOTICE", Manchester Guardian, 1868, Aug 26, 1868, Available online : ProQuest Historical Newspapers

A handbook to the gallery of British paintings in the Art Treasures Exhibition, being a reprint of critical notices originally published in The Manchester Guardian. , Bradbury and Evans, London, 1857, p. 82, N5056 M6 H3 1857 (YCBA RARE BOOKS) Also available at SML Fiche B1244 Fiche N.4.2.220 and online at books.google.com [ORBIS]

Art on the line : the Royal Academy exhibitions at Somerset House, 1780-1836 : [catalogue of works], , The Courtauld Gallery, London, 2001, no. 286, V 0909 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Art Treasures Exhibition (Manchester, England), Catalogue of the art treasures of the United kingdom., Bradbury and Evans, London, 1857, p. 90, no. 285, N5056 M35 M25 1857 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Geoffrey Ashton, Shakespeare and British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, pp. 35-6, 119, no. 93, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catalogue of the art treasures of the United Kingdom : collected at Manchester in 1857., Bradbury and Evans, London, p. 90, no. 285, N5056 .M35 M25 1857 (YCBA) Also available in Hathitrust [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 172-173, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Elizabeth A. Pergam, The Manchester Art Treasures Exhibition of 1857, entrepreneurs, connoisseurs and the public , Ashgate Publishing, Surrey, UK, England Burlington, VT, 2011, p. 48, fn..., No. 285 in AT Ex, N5056 M35 P47 2011 (YCBA) [YCBA]

David H. Solkin, Art on the Line : the Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House 1780-1836, , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2001, Foldout No. 129, N5054 A78 2001B (YCBA) [YCBA]

The Companion to a Walk Through the Art Exhibition of Paintings and Engravings at Old Trafford Palace, A. Ireland and Co., Manchester : UK, 1857, p. 82, no. 285, https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=gri.ark:/13960/t10p4pj8s&view=1up&seq=1 [Website]

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