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Creator:
Print made by George Richmond, 1809–1896, British
Title:
The Fatal Bellman
Date:
1827
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 13/16 x 5 3/8 inches (17.3 x 13.6 cm), Plate: 2 11/16 x 1 7/8 inches (6.9 x 4.7 cm), and Image: 2 9/16 x 1 11/16 inches (6.5 x 4.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered upper center above image within plate marks: "It was the owl that shriek'd the fatal bell-man. MACBETH"; lettered lower center below image within plate marks: "G. Richmond Delt et Sculp | 1827."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1995.20
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bell | castle | clock | clouds | death | figure study | hat | hills | landscape | light | literary theme | Macbeth, play by William Shakespeare | nude | owl | plume | sky | sword | trees
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4697
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