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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
and / or Mary Smirke, 1779–1853, British
Title:
Study of a Woman Sleeping in Her Chamber and a Man Standing Over Her Bed
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, thick, smooth, peach, wove paper
Dimensions:
Image: 4 3/4 × 3 1/2 inches (12.1 × 8.9 cm), Sheet: 7 1/2 × 4 5/8 inches (19.1 × 11.7 cm), and Mount: 12 5/8 × 10 inches (32.1 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Cover female figure"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3534
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
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:29589
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