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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 Lover
Date:
1824
Medium:
Soft-ground etching with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 5/16 x 11 1/4 inches (23.7 x 28.6 cm) and Image: 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches (19.3 x 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper left: "3L"; on back, lower left: "c"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "HENRY ALKIN, del. et sculp."; lower center: "SHAKSPEARE'S SEVEN AGES. | The Lover. | 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:
B1976.1.94
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
As You Like It, Act II, Scene VII | beard | books | bottles | breeches | cabinet | carpet | chain | coats | collar | costume | dogs (animals) | drawers | drinking glasses | frames (furnishings) | gallery | genre subject | humor | interior | jacket | leisure | letter (correspondence) | literary theme | lover | men | moustache | nymph | paintings | parrot | pen | perch | pipe | resting | satire | satyr | slippers | smoking | socks | sofa | tables | trousers | waistcoat
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25337
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