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Creator:
unknown artist nineteenth century
Formerly attributed to Daniel Maclise, 1806–1870
Title:
Procession of Characters from Shakespeare's Plays
Former Title(s):
A Procession of Shakespeare Characters [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]
Date:
ca. 1840
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
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:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Sir Andrew Aguecheek (character in Twelfth Night)
Crab
Sir John Falstaff
Lady Macbeth (character in Macbeth)
Rosalind (character in As You Like It)
Doll Tearsheet
Ophelia (character in Hamlet)
Celia
Parolles
Romeo (character in Romeo and Juliet)
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Beatrice
Launce (character in The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Malvolio (character in Twelfth Night)
Benedick
Desdemona (character in Othello)
Titania (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Othello (character in Othello, the Moor of Venice)
Katharine (character in The Taming of the Shrew)
Sir Toby Belch (character in Twelfth Night)
Maria (character in Twelfth Night)
Valentine
Proteus
Bottom (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Margaret of Anjou (1430–1482), queen of England, consort of Henry VI
Juliet (character in Romeo and Juliet)
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:235
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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, p. 3, no. 10, 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. 40-41, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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