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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Title:

Prospero Conjuring a Masque for Ferdinand and Miranda

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tempest

Collective Title: Smirke [Shakespeare] Album

Date:
ca. 1810
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, gouache, and oil on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper pasted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 15/16 x 6 9/16 inches (12.6 x 16.6 cm) and Image: 4 9/16 x 6 3/16 inches (11.6 x 15.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3442
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | figure study | flying | gesturing | illusion | literary theme | magic | magician | masque | plays by William Shakespeare | robes | sitting | The Tempest, play by William Shakespeare
Associated People:
Miranda (character in The Tempest)
Prospero (character in The Tempest)
Ferdinand (character in The Tempest)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29436
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