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Creator:
Print made by Benedetto Pastorini, Italian, ca.1746–after 1803, Italian
after unknown artist
Title:
Inside View of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Date:
1775
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 5/16 × 25 13/16 inches (49.1 × 65.6 cm), Plate: 17 5/8 × 23 1/2 inches (44.8 × 59.7 cm), and Image: 16 7/16 × 22 5/16 inches (41.8 × 56.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "C"

Watermark

Lettered, lower left: "R. & J. Adam Architects | Inside View of teh Theatre Royal Drury Lane, as it appears from the Stage, altered & decorated in the year 1775."; lettered, lower center: "Published as the Act directs 1776"; lettered, lower right: "B. Pastorini Sculpt. | Vue du Dedans du Theatre Royal Drury Lane, comme on le voit de la Scene avec los changemens et decorations faits en 1775."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.186
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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The God of Our Idolatry - Garrick and Shakespeare (The Lewis Walpole Library, 2012-03-12 - 2012-10-02)

Publications:
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" The God of our idolatry ", Garrick and Shakespeare. , The Lewis Walpole Library, Farmington, CT, 2012, p. 24, no. 42, V 2404 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25434
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