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Creator:
unknown artist, nineteenth century
Formerly attributed to Daniel Maclise, 1806–1870, Irish
Title:

Procession of Characters from Shakespeare's Plays

Former Title(s):

A Procession of Shakespeare Characters [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Date:
ca. 1840
Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 12 1/4 x 54 1/4 inches (31.1 x 137.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.5.26
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
A Midsummer Night's Dream, play by William Shakespeare | actors | All's Well that Ends Well, play by William Shakespeare | As You Like It, play by William Shakespeare | costume | dog (animal) | frieze (ornamental band) | Hamlet, play by William Shakespeare | Henry VI, part I by William Shakespeare | Henry VI, part II by William Shakespeare | literary theme | love | lovers | Macbeth, play by William Shakespeare | men | Much Ado About Nothing, play by William Shakespeare | obese | panel (wood) | plays | procession | romance | Romeo and Juliet, play by William Shakespeare | The Merry Wives of Windsor, play by William Shakespeare | The Taming of the Shrew, play by William Shakespeare | The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, play by William Shakespeare | The Two Gentlemen of Verona, play by William Shakespeare | theater (discipline) | tragedies | Twelfth Night; or, What You Will, play by William Shakespeare | women
Associated People:
Sir John Falstaff
Ophelia (character in Hamlet)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Doll Tearsheet
Benedick
Beatrice
Malvolio (character in Twelfth Night)
Proteus
Margaret of Anjou (1430–1482), queen of England, consort of Henry VI
Lady Macbeth (character in Macbeth)
Sir Toby Belch (character in Twelfth Night)
Maria (character in Twelfth Night)
Katharine (character in The Taming of the Shrew)
Rosalind (character in As You Like It)
Parolles
Valentine
Launce (character in The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Crab
Bottom (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Titania (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Sir Andrew Aguecheek (character in Twelfth Night)
Desdemona (character in Othello)
Celia
Romeo (character in Romeo and Juliet)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Othello (character in Othello, the Moor of Venice)
Juliet (character in Romeo and Juliet)
Access:
On view in the galleries
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:235
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