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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:
"We come to visit you: and purpose now, to lead you to our court: vouchsafe it then."
Date:
1802
Medium:
Etching, line engraving and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 7/8 x 13 inches (42.8 x 33 cm), Plate: 13 7/16 x 10 3/8 inches (34.2 x 26.3 cm), and Image: 8 15/16 x 6 inches (22.7 x 15.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "P119"

Lettered, center: "LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST. | Act 5 Scene 2 | King: We come to visit you: and purpose now | to lead you to our court: vouchsafe it then. | Prin. " THis field shall hold me; and so hold your vow. | Now God nor I delight in prejur'd men."; lower left: Painted by T Stothard R.A."; lower center: "Engraved by J. Heath, Historical Engraver to his Majesty and ARA | Published May 1, 1802, by J. Heath, 15 Russell Place, Fitzroy Sqe and G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.150
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arrows | costume | feathers | field | flowers (plants) | garlands | hats | king (person) | literary theme | Love's Labour's Lost, Act VI, Scene II | Love's Labour's Lost, play by William Shakespeare | masks | men | music | plays by William Shakespeare | princess | quiver | women
Associated People:
Ferdinand, King of Navarre (character in Love's Labour's Lost)
Lady Rosaline (character in Love's Labour's Lost)
Lord Dumaine (character in Love's Labour's Lost)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Lady Maria (character in Love's Labour's Lost)
Lady Katharine (character in Love's Labour's Lost)
Boyet (character in Love's Labour's Lost)
Lord Berowne (character in Love's Labour's Lost)
Lord Longaville (character in Love's Labour's Lost)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25393
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