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

figure Studies for Medieval Noble Life

Part Of:

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

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, moounted on, thick, smooth, brown, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 × 7 5/16 inches (23.2 × 18.6 cm) and Mount: 12 3/4 × 10 inches (32.4 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Doing homage"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Noble"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "Letter"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center left: "Child"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center right: "Throne | Lampt"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Chair"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Prow of Velpel"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3542
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:29597
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