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Creator:
Print made by Robert Thew, 1758–1802, British
after James Northcote, 1746–1831, British
Title:
King Richard III: Act III, Scene I (The Meeting of Edward V and His Brother, Richard, Duke of York)
Date:
1789
Medium:
Stipple engraving 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 3/4 × 24 3/4 inches (50.2 × 62.9 cm), and Image: 17 3/8 × 23 1/4 inches (44.1 × 59.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "67"; inscribed on verso, lower right: "Richard III"

Lettered below image, lower left: "Painted by Jas. Northcote"; lower center: "Publish'd Sepr. 1st. 1789, by John & Josiah Boydell, at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall, & No 90, Cheapside London. | SHAKSPEARE."; lower right: "Aqua fortis, Thew. fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20027
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | brothers | children | embrace | literary theme | princes | Richard III, play by William Shakespeare | royalty | soldiers
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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)

Publications:
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Mark (Andrew Mark), Ledbury, James Northcote, history painting, and the Fables, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2014, pp. 67-68, fig. 59, NJ18.N79 L43 2014 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46688
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