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Creator:
Pieter van Bleeck, 1700–1764
Title:

Mrs. Cibber as Cordelia

Date:
ca. 1755
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
15 1/16 x 20 9/16 inches (38.3 x 52.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.7.8
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
actors | costume | King Lear, play by William Shakespeare | literary theme | men | night | performance | running | theater (discipline) | wind | women
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Cibber [née Arne], Susannah Maria (1714–1766), actress and singer
Cordelia (character in King Lear)
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:251
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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, pp. 4-5, no. 14, 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. 24-25, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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