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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after William Hamilton, 1751–1801, British
Title:
Twelfth Night, Act V, Scene I: The Street
Date:
1803
Medium:
Engraving on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 x 29 1/2 inches (50.8 x 74.9 cm), Plate: 19 3/4 x 24 7/8 inches (50.2 x 63.2 cm), and Image: 17 5/16 x 23 3/8 inches (44 x 59.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, verso, upper right: "Twelfth Night"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "5)-"

Lettered lower left: "Painted by W. Hamilton."; lettered lower right: "Aqua fortis by F. Bartolozzi."; lettered lower center: "Publish'd June 24. 1791. by J. & J. Boydell, Cheapside, & at the Shakspeare Gallery Pall Mall. | SHAKSPEARE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19993
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arcade | arches | blocks | breeches | buildings | capes | caps | chain | chimneys | collars | columns | cord | doublets | dresses | earring | fur | habit | hat | headband | kerchief | literary theme | men | play | plumes | sandals | sashes (costume accessories) | shawl | shingles | shoes | stockings | street | swords | Twelfth Night; or, What You Will, play by William Shakespeare | windows | women
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47608
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