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George Cruikshank, 1792–1878
Herne's Oak from 'The Merry Wives of Windsor,' V, v
ca. 1857
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
36 x 48 inches (91.4 x 121.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
antlers | chains | children | costume | fairies | fire | forest | hunter | light | literary theme | mask | men | mistresses | night | night | oak | obese | park (grounds) | punishment | The Merry Wives of Windsor, play by William Shakespeare | theater (discipline) | torch | tree | women
Associated Places:
England | United Kingdom | Windsor Great Park
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Sir John Falstaff
Mistress Ford (character in The Merry Wives of Windsor)
Mistress Page (character in The Merry Wives of Windsor)
Not on view
IIIF Manifest:

Shakespeare on Canvas (Yale Center for British Art, 2012-01-02 - 2012-06-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

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

Geoffrey Ashton, Shakespeare and British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, pp. 14, 124, no. 38, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 74-75, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Jane Martineau, Shakespeare in art, Merrell, London, New York, 2003, pp. 242, 243, no. 87, PR2883 .S52513 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Jane Martineau, Shakespeare nell'arte, Arte, Ferrara, 2003, pp.32, 333, no. 85, PR2883 .S525 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

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