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Landscape by William Hodges, 1744–1797, British
figures by George Romney, 1734–1802, British
and stag possibly by Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British

Jaques and the Wounded Stag: 'As You Like It,' Act II, Scene I

Former Title(s):

Jacques and the Wounded Stag from 'As You Like It,' II, i [as published in 1985 YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Jacques and the Wounded Stag: 'As You Like It,' Act II, Scene I

Jacques and the Wounded Stag from 'As You Like It,' act II, scene i

Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 36 1/4 x 48 1/2 inches (92.1 x 123.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
As You Like It, play by William Shakespeare | costume | forest | landscape | leisure | man | river | stream | theater (discipline) | trees | woman
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Not on view

John Boydell, Christie's sale catalogue : A catalogue of that magnificent and truly valuable collection of pictures, (with the prices they sold for and names of the purchasers) ... known as the collection of the Shakespeare Gallery : 17, 18 and 20 May, 1805, Christie's, Christie's (UK), London, May 17, 18, 20 1805, p. 5, lot no. 41 (First Day's Sale), Available Online : Art Sales Catalgues - Lugt. # 6951

Arthur Bensley Chamberlain, George Romney, Methuen & co., ltd., London, 1910, pp. 141, 198, 214-15, NJ18 R65 C43 (YCBA)

Rosie Dias, Exhibiting Englishness, John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery and the formation of a national aesthetic , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2013, pp. ix, 182, 183, fig. 70, N72.N38 D53 2013 (YCBA)

Yvonne Romney Dixon, Romney Sketchbooks in Public Collections, Transactions of the Romney Society, vol. 8, 2003, p. 22, no. 16, NJ18 R65 T7 2003 (YCBA)

Alex Kidson, George Romney : a complete catalogue of his paintings, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2015, v. 3, p. 778, cat. no. 1726, col. pl. 1726, NJ18.R65 A12 +K54 2015 v.1-3 (YCBA)

Alex Kidson, Romney Since 2002, Transactions of the Romney Society, vol. 9, 2004, p. 26, NJ18 R65 T7 2004 (YCBA

Alex Kidson, Those delightful regions of imagination, essays on George Romney , no. 9, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, 2002, pp. 119, 120, fig. 45, NJ18 R65 T57 2002 (YCBA)

Simon Macdonald, The Correspondence between Wiliam Hodges and William Hayley c. 1793 - 1796, Transactions of the Romney Society, vol. 16, 2011, pp. 17, 18, fig. 3, NJ18 R65 T7 2011 (YCBA)

Jane Martineau, Shakespeare in art, Merrell, London, New York, 2003, p. 102, no. 23, PR2883 .S52513 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Jane Martineau, Shakespeare nell'arte, Arte, Ferrara, 2003, pp.170, 171, no. 22, PR2883 .S525 2003 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Sir Herbert Maxwell, George Romney ; illustrated with twenty plates and a photogravure portrait as frontispiece, Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd., 1902, p. 170, 189, nos. 14 and 353, WB 20052 (LSF) Copy of London edition is also available : Baskin 494 (BRBL)

Suzanne E. May, " Sublime and infernal reveries " : George Romney and the creation of an eighteenth-century history painter, Thesis (Ph.D.) -- John Moores University, Liverpool, 2007 , British Thesis Service, Boston Spa, Wetherby, April 2007, v. 1, pp. 106-7, v. 2, fig. 92, NJ18.R65 M39 2007A OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Geoff Quilley, William Hodges, 1744-1797 : The art of exploration : catalogue to the exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 5 July-21 November, 2004 and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 27 January-24 April 2005 , , Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2004, pp. 199-200, no. 77, NJ18 H646 +W55 2004 (YCBA)

Isabel Combs Stuebe, Life and works of William Hodges, , Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1979, pp. xxiii, 61, 340-41, no. 625, fig. 291, NJ18 H646 S75 1979 (YCBA)

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