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Creator:
James Heath, 1757–1834, British
after Thomas Stothard, 1755–1834, British
Published by James Heath, 1757–1834, British
and G & J Robinson, active 1788–1811, British
Title:

"Then go, bid the huntsmen wake them with their horns"

Additional Title(s):

The Same (Another Part of the Woods). Lysander, Demetrius, Helena, and Hermia: 'Midsummer Night's Dream', Act IV, Scene I

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Date:
1802
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 13/16 x 12 15/16 inches (42.7 x 32.8 cm), Plate: 13 15/16 x 10 13/16 inches (35.4 x 27.5 cm), and Image: 8 7/16 x 5 13/16 inches (21.5 x 14.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, center: "SHAKSPEARE | MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. | Then go, bid the huntsmen wake them | with their horns | Act 4 Sc1."; lower left: "Painted by T. Stothard R.A."; lower center: "Engraved by J. Heath, Engraver to his Majesty & his R.H. the Prince of Wales. | Published Jany1 1802 by J Heath No15 Russell Place Fitzroy Sq.re & G. & J. Robinson Paternoster Row."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.149
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act IV, Scene I | A Midsummer Night's Dream, play by William Shakespeare | dogs (animals) | drapery | garlands | literary theme | lovers | men | plays by William Shakespeare | sleeping | spears | theater | women | woods
Associated People:
Demetrius (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Hermia (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Lysander (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Helena (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25392
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