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Creator:
George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Title:
Herne's Oak from 'The Merry Wives of Windsor,' V, v
Date:
ca. 1857
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 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:
B1975.5.24
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
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:
Sir John Falstaff
Mistress Page (character in The Merry Wives of Windsor)
Mistress Ford (character in The Merry Wives of Windsor)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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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. 242, 243, no. 87, PR2883 .S52513 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

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

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:233
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