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

"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

Materials & Techniques:
Etching, line engraving and stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
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), Image: 8 7/16 x 6 inches (21.5 x 15.2 cm)

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:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
child | crown | crying | embracing | flowers (plants) | garlands | king (person) | King John, Act III, Scene I | literary theme | mother | pavilion (garden structure) | plays by William Shakespeare | sadness | sitting | sword | tent | The Life and Death of King John, play by William Shakespeare | woman
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Arthur, Duke of Brittaine, nephew of King John (character in King John)
Earl of Salisbury (character in King John)
Lady Constance (character in King John)
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