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Creator:
Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1786–1846, British
Title:
The Murder of Duncan - Macbeth with the Body (and Lady Macbeth Approaching)
Date:
bewteen 1809 and 1811
Medium:
Black chalk on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper pasted on thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 3/8 x 5 1/16in. (11.1 x 12.9cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.2657
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
attacking | bed | daggers | dead | drapery | figure study | guards | king (person) | literary theme | men | murder | plays by William Shakespeare | shadows | sleeping | stabbing | The Tragedy of Macbeth
Associated People:
Lady Macbeth (character in Macbeth)
King Duncan (character in The Tragedy of Macbeth)
Macbeth (character in The Tragedy of Macbeth)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28277
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