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Caroline Watson, 1760–1814, British, Scene from the Tempest (VI), 1795
Scene from the Tempest (VI)
- Stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 24 3/4 × 18 7/8 inches (62.9 × 47.9 cm), Plate: 22 3/8 × 16 5/16 inches (56.8 × 41.4 cm), Image: 19 7/16 × 14 5/16 inches (49.4 × 36.4 cm)
Collector's mark, verso: Paul Mellon
Lettered, lower left: "Painted by Fran. Wheatley R.A. | Mira. Sweet lord, you play me false. | Fer. No, my dearest love, | I would not for the world."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by Caroline Watson. | Mir. Yes, for a score of kingtoms, you should wrangle; | And I would call it fair play."; lettered, lower center: "SHAKSPEARE. | Tempest. | ACT V. SCENE I. | Ferdinand & Miranda playing at Chess. | Publish'd Dec.1.1795, by JOHN & JOSIAH BOYDELL, at the Shakepeare Gallery, Pall Mall, & No.90, Cheapside London."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- literary theme | The Tempest, play by William Shakespeare | theater (discipline)
- Associated People:
- Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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