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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:
Shakespeare Illustration: "Measure for Measure"
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and ink on medium, sligtly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 3/8 × 4 inches (16.2 × 10.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink, lower center: "O Prince, I conjure thee as thou believ'st | There is another comfort than this world, | That thou neglect me not; with that opinion;| That I am touch with madnefs"

Lettered in pen and gray ink, upper center: "MEASURE | for | MEASURE"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George E. Dix, Yale BA 1934, MA 1942
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.17.8
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
begging | castles | literary theme | Measure for Measure, play by William Shakespeare | men | plays by William Shakespeare | trees | women
Associated People:
Isabella, a novice nun (character in Measure for Measure)
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:4008
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