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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after William Martin, 1753–c.1836, British
Title:

Imogen's Bedchamber in Cymbeline's Palace, 'Cymbeline,' Act II, Scene II

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cymbeline

Date:
1786
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 13/16 x 16 3/4 inches (32.5 x 42.6 cm), Plate: 10 1/2 x 14 7/8 inches (26.7 x 37.8 cm), and Image: 8 5/8 x 13 1/4 inches (21.9 x 33.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Proof."; on back, lower right: "Juer 234-235 | (IR31/1840)"

Lettered in brown ink, lower left: "W. Martin inv. et pinx."; lower center: "Pubd. as the Act direts [sic] May 22, 1786."; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sculps. 1786."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.695
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
adultery | armor | bed | bedroom | bench | book | candle | costume | Cymbeline, play by William Shakespeare | interior | lamp | literary theme | literary theme | man | mirror | mole | nude | play | plotting | portrait | romance | scheming | scroll (information artifact) | sleeping | stealing | table | tassel | theft | toga | tragedy | trunk | woman | writing (processes)
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Jachimo
Imogen (character in Cymbeline)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40937
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