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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
and / or Mary Smirke, 1779–1853, British
Title:

Allegorical Scene

Part Of:

Collective Title: Robert & Mary Smirke's Illustrated Sketches to Shakespeare

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, thick, smooth, peach, wove paper
Dimensions:
Image: 2 1/16 × 9 3/4 inches (5.2 × 24.8 cm), Sheet: 2 13/16 × 11 1/16 inches (7.1 × 28.1 cm), and Mount: 10 × 14 1/2 inches (25.4 × 36.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "Mary's Copy"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3515
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegorical | clouds | dancing | dogs (animals) | figure study | listening | man | putti | reclining | religious and mythological subject | swans | trees | wings | woman
Associated People:
Adonis
Venus
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29508
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