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Creator:
Joseph Noel Paton, 1821–1901, British
Title:
Puck and Fairies, from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Date:
ca. 1850
Medium:
Oil on millboard
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 10 3/8 x 12 1/4 inches (26.4 x 31.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.5.6
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
A Midsummer Night's Dream, play by William Shakespeare | butterflies | costume | dream | fairies | fairy tale | flowers (plants) | forest | hats | literary theme | mushrooms | music | musical instruments | nudes | plants | snails | snails | theater (discipline) | wings | women
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Puck (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain 1850-1930 (Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, 1979-06-05 - 1979-09-02)

Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain 1850-1930 (Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1979-03-28 - 1979-05-13)

Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)

Shakespeare in Art (Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2003-07-16 - 2003-10-19)

Shakespeare in Art (Ferrara Galleries of Modern & Contemporary Art, 2003-02-15 - 2003-06-15)

Shakespeare on Canvas (Yale Center for British Art, 2012-01-02 - 2012-06-30)

Publications:
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Jane Martineau, Shakespeare in art, Merrell, London, New York, 2003, pp. 234, 235, no. 83, PR2883 .S52513 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Jane Martineau, Shakespeare nell'arte, Arte, Ferrara, 2003, pp. 324, 325, no. 81, PR2883 .S525 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:216
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