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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Formerly attributed to William Hamilton, 1751–1801, British
Title:

Cordelia Championed by the Earl of Kent, from Shakespeare's "King Lear," I, i

Former Title(s):

Cordelia Championed by the Earl of Kent from 'King Lear,' I, i [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Date:
between 1770 and 1780
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 41 1/8 x 50 1/2 inches (104.5 x 128.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.5.15
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
actors | architecture | armor | costume | curtain | dogs (animals) | earl | gesture | guards (security) | interior | king (person) | King Lear, play by William Shakespeare | literary theme | map | performance | rug | stage | sword | theater (discipline) | throne | women
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Cordelia (character in King Lear)
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:225
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Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 36-37, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

The British Castle : A Symbol in Stone, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2017, pp. 16-17, cat. 11, V2722


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