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Creator:
Peter Simon, 1750–1810
after Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
Title:
Taming Of The Shrew, Act III, Scene II
Date:
1795
Medium:
Engraving and stipple engraving on thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 7/8 × 28 13/16 inches (58.1 × 73.2 cm), Plate: 19 1/2 × 25 1/8 inches (49.5 × 63.8 cm), and Image: 17 1/8 × 23 3/8 inches (43.5 × 59.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Paiined by Francis Wheatley, R.A." | Pet. But for my bonny Kate, she must with me, | Nay look not big, nor stamp nor stare, nor fret; | I will be master of what is mine own: | She is my goods, my chattels; she is my house, | My household stuff, my field, my barn, | My horse, my ox, my ass, my anything, | And here she stands, touch her whoever dare;"; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by J.P.Simon | I'll bring my action on the proudest he | That stops my way in Padua. --Grumio, | Draw forth thy weapon, we're beset with thieves; | Rescue thy mistress, if thy be a man: - | Fear not, sweet wench, thy shall not touch thee, Kate; | I'll buckle thee against a million."; lettered, lower center: "SHAKSPEARE. | Taming of the Shrew, | ACT III. SCENE II. | Baptista's house. --Petruchio, Katherine, Bianca, &c. | Published June 1st 1795 by JOHN & JOSIAH BOYDELL, at the Shakespeare-Gallery Pall Mall, & at No.90, Cheapside, LONDON."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.201
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:25449
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