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Creator:
Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801
Title:

Valentine rescuing Silvia from Proteus, from Shakespeare's "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Act V, Scene 4, the Outlaws' Cave

Former Title(s):

Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act V, Scene 4. The Outlaws’ Cave

Silvia rescued by Valentine, from "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Act V, Scene iv

Silvia Rescued by Valentine, from 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona'

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Date:
1792
Materials & Techniques:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
65 1/2 x 52 1/2 inches (166.4 x 133.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated, lower left: "F Wheatley 1792"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.131
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
cave | comedy | costume | disguise | gesture | literary theme | love | lovers | men | mountain | The Two Gentlemen of Verona, play by William Shakespeare | theater (discipline) | women
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Silvia (character in The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Proteus
Valentine
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:468
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Francis Wheatley (Yale Center for British Art, 2005-08-31 - 2006-02-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Shakespeare in Western Art (Takamatsu City Museum of Art, 1993-01-09 - 1993-02-08) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Shakespeare in Western Art (Kintetsu Museum of Art, 1993-01-09 - 1993-02-02) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Shakespeare in Western Art (Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, 1992-11-28 - 1992-12-23) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Shakespeare in Western Art (Isetan Museum of Art, 1992-10-29 - 1992-11-24) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

A brush with Shakespeare, the bard in painting, 1780-1910 , Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL, 1985, pp. 8-9, fig. 10, PR2883 B78 oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]

Geoffrey Ashton, Shakespeare and British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, pp. 55, 96, no. 160, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Malcolm Cormack, Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 246-247, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 72, ND466 G67 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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