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

Tempest

Part Of:

Collective Title: Smirke [Shakespeare] Album

Date:
1821
Medium:
Engraving on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 x 7 1/2 inches (27.9 x 19.1 cm), Plate: 10 x 7 3/8 inches (25.4 x 18.7 cm), and Image: 4 x 3 1/4 inches (10.2 x 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

center left: "Painted by R. Smirke R. A."; center right: "Engraved by Cha.s Heath"; lower center: "TEMPEST."; lower center: "LONDON. | PUBLISHED BY RODWELL & MARTIN, BOND STREET. | 1821. | Printed by Mc Queen & Co."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3606
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
fur | literary theme | log | loincloth | play | The Tempest, play by William Shakespeare
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:29659
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