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Creator:
Print made by William Skelton, 1763–1848, British
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Title:

Richard III: Act IV, Scene III, Tower of London

Additional Title(s):

Burial of the Two Princes

Date:
1795
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 29 3/8 × 20 1/8 inches (74.6 × 51.1 cm), Plate: 22 3/8 × 16 1/4 inches (56.8 × 41.3 cm), and Image: 19 3/4 × 14 7/8 inches (50.2 × 37.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "68"; inscribed on verso in blue pen, lower left: "Richard III"

Lettered below image, lower left: "James Northcote R.A Pinxit."; lower right: "Willm. Skelton Aqua forti fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20028
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | burial | children | death | gate | Richard III, play by William Shakespeare | stairs
Associated Places:
Tower of London
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41502
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Mark (Andrew Mark), Ledbury, James Northcote, history painting, and the Fables, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 71-72, 73, fig. 62, NJ18.N79 L43 2014 (YCBA)


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