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Creator:
Print made by Augustus Fox, 1800–1876, British
after Richard Westall, 1765–1836, British
Published by William Pickering, 1796–1854, British
Title:

The Dreams of the Youthful Shakespeare

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Bijou; or Annual of Literature and the Arts

Date:
1827
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 6 1/4 x 3 15/16 inches (15.8 x 10 cm) and Image: 3 1/2 x 2 11/16 inches (8.9 x 6.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "P 104"

Lettered in black ink, center left: "Painted by R. Westall R. A."; lower center: "THE DREAMS OF THE | YOUTHFUL SHAKESPEARE. | Published by William Pickering, Chancery Lane, Septr. 1. 1827."; center right: "Engraved by Augustus Fox."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.137
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | boots | boy | breeches | capes | caps | cauldron | child | church | cloak | clouds | costume | crowns | doublet | dream | feathers | fire | flying | kings | literary theme | men | obese | plays | robe | sash | shield | smoke | spears | staffs (walking sticks) | sword | tunic | vision | witches | women
Associated People:
Prospero (character in The Tempest)
Miranda (character in The Tempest)
Sir John Falstaff
characters
The Three Witches (characters in Macbeth)
Ariel (character in The Tempest)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25380
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