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Creator:
Print made by Augustus Fox, 1800–1876
after Richard Westall, 1765–1836
Published by William Pickering, 1796–1854
Title:
The Dreams of the Youthful Shakespeare
Part Of:

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

Date:
1827
Materials & Techniques:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 × 3 15/16 inches (15.8 × 10 cm), Image: 3 1/2 × 2 11/16 inches (8.9 × 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:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Sir John Falstaff
The Three Witches (characters in Macbeth)
Prospero (character in The Tempest)
Ariel (character in The Tempest)
Miranda (character in The Tempest)
characters
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25380
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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. 54-5, no. 159, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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