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Creator:
John Massey Wright, 1777–1866, British
Title:
The Rustics Perform from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 11/16 x 9 9/16 inches (14.4 x 24.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Midsummer night"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "J M Wright"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.504
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
A Midsummer Night's Dream, play by William Shakespeare | actors | cap | columns | court (social group) | crowns | dresses | feather | figure study | gesturing | hose (hosiery) | literary theme | men | mitre | palace | palm frond | performance | play | plays by William Shakespeare | The Winter's Tale, play by William Shakespeare | wedding | women
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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:34771
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