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Creator:
Francis Wheatley, 1747–1801, British
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
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 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:
Silvia (character in The Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Valentine
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Proteus
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:468
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