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Creator:
James Faed Sr., 1821–1911, British
after John Faed, 1820–1902, British
Published by Henry Graves & Co., ca. 1812–1892, British
Published by J. S. Earle & Son, active 1859, American
Title:
Shakespeare in His Study
Date:
1859
Medium:
Mezzotint, stipple engraving, etching, and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24 5/8 x 18 1/8 inches (62.6 x 46.1 cm) and Image: 21 x 15 1/16 inches (53.3 x 38.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "[...] Shakespeare | 6 | 35-"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "PAINTED BY JOHN FAED R. S. A."; lower center: "London, Published by Henry Graves & Compy. June 20th. 1859; Printsellers to the Queen ___ 6 Pall Mall. | Shakespeare in his Study. | Dedicated to the People of the United States of America. | Philadelphia Published by J. S. Earle & Son June 20th. 1859; & Entered according to Act of Congress in the Clerk's Office, of the District Court of the United States of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."; lower right: "ENGRAVED BY JAMES FAED."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.134
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | bookcase | books | bookshelves | breeches | brocade | chairs | collar | costume | cuffs (clothing) | curtains | doublet | hat | inkwell | interior | man | mustache | paper | portrait | quill | relief | rosettes | stockings | stool | study (room) | table | velvet
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.
Exhibition History:
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Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25377
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