Sleepest or Wakest Thou?
- Part Of:
- ca. 1853
- Etching on moderately thick, smooth, cream card
- Sheet: 4 1/4 × 5 7/8 inches (10.8 × 14.9 cm) and Image: 3 7/16 × 5 1/16 inches (8.7 × 12.8 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, center: swirled mark
Lettered in black ink, upper center: "KING LEAR _ ACT 3, SCENE 6."; lower center: "R. ANSDELL."
Signed in graphite, lower center: "R. Ansdell a. R. a."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- animal art | birds | canes | clouds | corn | genre subject | grass | hat | horn | illustration | King Lear, Act III, Scene IV | landscape | literary theme | man | play | plays by William Shakespeare | resting | sheep | shepherd | shirt | sleeping | staff (walking stick) | sticks | trousers | vest | wheat
- Associated People:
- Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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Print made by Richard Ansdell, 1815–1885, British, Sleepest or Wakest Thou?, ca. 1853
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