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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Title:
Virgilia and Volumnia Plead with Coriolanus
Date:
ca. 1795
Medium:
Brown wash with gouache over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 x 12 1/8 inches (29.8 x 30.8 cm), Image: 10 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches (26 x 26.7 cm), and Contemporary drawn border: 10 5/8 x 10 3/4 inches (27 x 27.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3549
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baldric | boy | cloak | Coriolanus, play by William Shakespeare | family | headdresses | helmets | literary theme | lorica | men | mother | palla | play | sandals | soldier | son | stola | tunics | weapon | wife | women
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Coriolanus
Volumnia
Virgilia
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29604
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