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Creator:
Robert Thew, 1758–1802, British
after Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
Published by Boydell Shakespeare Gallery, 1720–1804, British
Title:

As You Like It: Act II, Scene VII: The Seven Ages Man (Third Age)

Date:
1803
Medium:
Engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/4 x 26 3/4 inches (51.4 x 67.9 cm), Plate: 17 7/8 x 21 1/8 inches (45.4 x 53.7 cm), and Image: 15 1/8 x 19 1/2 inches (38.4 x 49.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

lower left: "Painted by R. Smirke R.A."; lower right: "Engraved by R. Thew, | [?Hist.r] Engraver to H. R. H. the Prince of Wales."; lower center: "SHAKSPEARE. | As you like it | ACT II. SCENE VII. | The Seven Ages. | THIRD AGE. | Pubd June 4, 1801, by J. & J. BOYDELL, at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall; & No. 90, Cheapside, London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.13063
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
As You Like It, play by William Shakespeare | balcony | bed | breeches | buttons | cape | chain | chairs | cherubs | collar | cuffs | curtains | feathers | fringe | hat | jacket | lace | leading | light | lover | man | miniature | moldings | paintings | panelling | paper | pillow | play | quill | sheets | shirt | shoe | slippers | stockings | sword | table | tablecloth | torch | trees | windows | writing (processes) | youth
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37628
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