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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
and / or Mary Smirke, 1779–1853, British
Title:
Taming of the Shrew
Date:
1821
Medium:
Engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/8 x 11 5/8 inches (43.5 x 29.5 cm), Plate: 10 3/8 x 7 3/4 inches (26.4 x 19.7 cm), and Image: 4 3/8 x 3 3/8 inches (11.1 x 8.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

lower left: "Painted by R. Smirke, R.A."; lower right: "Engraved by Edw.d Portbury."; lower center: "TAMING OF THE SHREW."; lower center: "Published by Rodwell and Martin, London, 1821."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3605
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baskets | boots | boys | doublets | fruit | literary theme | men | steps | The Taming of the Shrew, play by William Shakespeare | trousers | women
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29658
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