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Creator:
Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1786–1846
Title:

The Murder of Duncan - Lady Macbeth, Approaching Macbeth and the Body

Part Of:

Collective Title: Studies of, 167 Drawings, and 1 Print, for Oil Paintings, by Benjamin R. Haydon

Collective Title: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Date:
between 1809 and 1811
Materials & Techniques:
Black chalk on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper pasted on thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 3/8 × 1 13/16 inches (11.1 × 4.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.2656
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | dead | drapery | figure study | king (person) | murder | plays by William Shakespeare | railing | shadows | staircase | stairs | The Tragedy of Macbeth
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Lady Macbeth (character in Macbeth)
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28276
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Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Geoffrey Ashton, Shakespeare and British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, p. 24, no. 63, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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