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

Studies From a French MSS Bible Registry

Part Of:

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

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, graphite and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on, thick, smooth, brown, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 13/16 × 15 1/16 inches (24.9 × 38.3 cm) and Mount: 12 1/2 × 10 1/16 inches (31.8 × 25.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Bridegroom"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "French MSS. | Bibl. Reg. 20. D.I. | Date 13th Century"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center left: "Lamp | Queen's Horse"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center right: "Battle | axe"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Letters"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3538
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:29593
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