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Creator:
Print made by Peter Simon, 1750–1810
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Title:
Romeo and Juliet: Act IV, Scene III (A Monument Belonging to the Capulets)
Date:
1791
Medium:
Stipple engraving, etching, and aquatint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/8 × 29 3/8 inches (51.1 × 74.6 cm), Plate: 19 3/8 × 25 inches (49.2 × 63.5 cm), and Image: 17 3/8 × 23 1/4 inches (44.1 × 59.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "78"; inscribed on verso in blue pen, lower right: "Romeo & Juliet"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by Jas. Northcote."; lower center: "Publish'd June 4, 1791, by J.&J. Boydell, at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall, & No. 90 Cheapside London. | SHAKSPEARE."; lower right: "Aqua fortis by Simon."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20043
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | death | friar | lantern | literary theme | Romeo and Juliet, play by William Shakespeare | shovel
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Juliet (character in Romeo and Juliet)
Romeo Montague
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Picture Talking: James Northcote and the Fables (Yale Center for British Art, 2014-10-02 - 2014-12-14)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46628
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