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Creator:
Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1786–1846, British
Title:

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

Additional Title(s):

[One of] 167 studies for oil paintings in an album; 1 print

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Date:
between 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 7/16 x 2 11/16 inches (11.2 x 6.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.2658
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:
Lady Macbeth (character in Macbeth)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28278
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