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Creator:
Print made by Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
after Henry Thomas Alken, 1785–1851, British
Published by E & C McLean, active 1823–1830, British
Title:

The School-Boy

Part Of:

Collective Title: Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man

Collective Title: As You Like It

Date:
1824
Medium:
Soft-ground etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 8 7/8 x 11 1/4 inches (22.6 x 28.6 cm) and Image: 7 3/8 x 9 3/4 inches (18.7 x 24.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "2R"; on back, lower left: "c"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "HENRY ALKIN. del. et sculp."; lower center: "SHAKSPEARE'S SEVEN AGES. | The School-Boy. | London, Published by E. & C. Mc. Lean June 15th, 1824"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.93
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
As You Like It, Act II, Scene VII | bag | books | boys | branches | bridge (built work) | cap | children | coat | collar | costume | dogs (animals) | genre subject | gesture | houses | humor | jacket | landscape | leisure | literary theme | parody | pointing | reaching | reeds | river | satire | schoolboys | shirts | sticks | stripes | student | swimming | top hat | trees | trousers | waistcoat
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25336
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