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Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
and / or Mary Smirke, 1779–1853, British
Title:
Hesper Appearing to Columbus in Prison
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Image: 7 1/2 x 5in. (19.1 x 12.7cm), Sheet: 17 1/4 x 11 1/2in. (43.8 x 29.2cm), and Plate: 11 3/4 x 9 1/4in. (29.8 x 23.5cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Printed inscriptions: below image, at left "Painted by Smirke." and below image, at right "Engraved by Anker Smith."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3616
Classification:
Prints
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:29669
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