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

Isabella and Mariana Kneeling Before the Duke

Former Title(s):

Smirke [Shakespeare] Album

Part Of:

Collective Title: Measure for Measure

Date:
1822
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: 5 1/8 x 4 inches (13 x 10.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3457
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | crowd | duke | figure study | gesturing | kneeling | literary theme | Measure for Measure, play by William Shakespeare | monument | nun's habit | plays by William Shakespeare | robes | standing | theater | veil | women
Associated People:
Mariana (character in Measure for Measure)
Isabella, a novice nun (character in Measure for Measure)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29451
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