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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:

"Here, I and sorrows sit; here is my throne, bid kings come and bow to it"

Additional Title(s):

The French King's Pavilion: 'King John', Act III, Scene I

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Life and Death of King John

Date:
1802
Medium:
Etching, line engraving and stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 7/8 x 13 inches (42.8 x 33 cm), Plate: 13 7/8 x 10 7/16 inches (35.2 x 26.5 cm), and Image: 8 7/16 x 6 inches (21.5 x 15.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, upper right: "P120"

Lettered, center: "KING JOHN. | Here, I and sorrows sit; | here is my throne, bid kings come and bow to it. | Act 3, Sc 1"; lower left: "Painted by T Stothard RA"; lower center: 'Engraved by J. Heath, Historical Engraver to his Majesty, and ARA | Published Sep.r 1 1802, by J. Heath 15 Russell Place, Fitzroy Square; & G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.151
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
child | crown | embracing | flowers (plants) | garlands | king (person) | King John, Act III, Scene I | mother | pavilion (garden structure) | plays by William Shakespeare | sadness | sword | tent | The Life and Death of King John, play by William Shakespeare | woman
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Lady Constance (character in King John)
Earl of Salisbury (character in King John)
Arthur, Duke of Brittaine, nephew of King John (character in King John)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25394
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