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Creator:
Print made by Jean B. Michel, active 1803
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Title:

King Henry VI, Part III: Act V, Scene VII (Queen Bess Presenting King Edward . . . with Their Infant Son)

Former Title(s):

Henry VI, Part III: Act V, Scene VII, The Palace in London . . .

Date:
1791
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 29 1/2 × 19 3/4 inches (74.9 × 50.2 cm), Plate (laid to size): 22 3/4 × 16 1/4 inches (57.8 × 41.3 cm), and Image: 20 × 14 3/4 inches (50.8 × 37.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right; "66"; inscribed on verso in pen: "Henry VI part 3"

Watermark: [...]

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by Jas. Northcote"; below image, lower right: "Aqua fortis by J.B. Michel." ; below image, lower center: "Published May 2: 1791, by J. & J. Boydell, at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall. & No. 90. Cheapside. | SHAKSPEARE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20026
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | baby | coat of arms | dog (animal) | footstool | Henry VI, part III by William Shakespeare | literary theme | palace | scepter | spear
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46687
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Mark (Andrew Mark), Ledbury, James Northcote, history painting, and the Fables, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 73, 74, fig. 65, NJ18.N79 L43 2014 (YCBA)


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