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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Title:
Falstaff with Mistress Quickly and Bardolph
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 x 4 3/8 inches (15.3 x 11.1 cm) and Image: 5 3/8 x 4 1/16 inches (13.6 x 10.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Act 3 | Scene 3"; lower center: "3d"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3458
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actors | arguing | cape | feather | figure study | gesturing | hat | Henry IV Part I, Act II, Scene II | Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare | inn | literary theme | men | obese | play | plays by William Shakespeare | pointing | sitting | tavern | thieves | woman
Associated People:
Mistress Quickly (character in Henry IV, Part I)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Sir John Falstaff
Bardolph (character in Henry IV, parts I and II)
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:29452
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