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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
and / or Mary Smirke, 1779–1853, British
Title:
Juliet About to Take her Sleeping Draught
Date:
1825
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, gouache, and oil, partially varnished on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper pasted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches (16.5 x 11.5 cm) and Image: 5 1/4 x 4 1/16 inches (13.4 x 10.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "(arrow)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3454
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | boxes | curtains | drapery | dress | figure study | girl | literary theme | plays by William Shakespeare | Romeo and Juliet, play by William Shakespeare | sheets | sleeping | veil
Associated People:
Juliet (character in Romeo and Juliet)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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:29448
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