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Creator:
James Heath, 1757–1834, British
after William Hamilton, 1751–1801, British
Published by James Heath, 1757–1834, British
and G & J Robinson, active 1788–1811, British
Title:

"Mark your divorce young sir, whom son I dare not call"

Additional Title(s):

The Shepherd's Cottage: 'Winter's Tale', Act IV, Scene IV

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Winter's Tale

Date:
1804
Medium:
Etching, line engraving and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 13/16 x 13 1/16 inches (42.7 x 33.1 cm), Plate: 14 3/16 x 10 7/8 inches (36 x 27.7 cm), and Image: 8 x 5 3/4 inches (20.3 x 14.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, center: "WINTER'S TALE | Mark your divorce young sir, | Whom son I dare not call."; lower left: "Painted by W. Hamilton R.A."; lower center: "Engraved by J. Heath Historical Engraver to his Majesty and to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. | Published June 1 1804 by J. Heath, 15 Russell Place, Fitzroy Square; and G. & J. Robinson Paternoster Row."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.152
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
family | flowers (plants) | garden | garlands | literary theme | lovers | men | plays by William Shakespeare | shepherd | shepherd's crook | son | The Winter's Tale, Act IV, Scene IV | The Winter's Tale, play by William Shakespeare | tree | women
Associated People:
Perdita (character in The Winter's Tale)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Florizel (character in The Winter's Tale)
Polixenes (character in The Winter's Tale)
Camillo (character in The Winter's Tale)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25395
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