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Creator:
Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish
Printed by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Published by Thomas McLean, 1788–1875, British
Title:
The Mask of Comus. As Now Being Performed at the Theatre Royal, Madrid, with Amazing Success
Date:
1847
Medium:
Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/16 x 17 5/8 inches (30.7 x 44.7 cm) and Image: 10 1/8 x 13 3/8 inches (25.7 x 34 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked with imprint, lower left: "Subscriber's Copy, HB"

Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 892"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left under image: "Publushed Novr 19th 1847 by Thos McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "THE MASK (underlined) OF COMUS. | As now being performed at the Theatre Royal, Madrid, | with amazing success."; lower right: "Printed at 70 St Martin's Lane"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14668
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animals | bears | birds | costume | court | crowns | cups | France | frogs (animals) | goats | gods | hats | historical subject | kings | lions | masks | men | monkeys | musicians | mythology | parody | political | politics | queens | satire | satirical | sketches | Spain | staffs | stairs | swords | theater | throne | trees | uniforms | violins | wolves | women
Associated People:
Temple, Henry, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784 - 1865), politician/statesman
Louis Philippe (1773 - 1850), King of France
General Narváez (mid 19th century), military/naval
d'Orléans, Antoine, Duc de Montpensier (1824-1890), claimant to Spanish throne
Duchesse de Montpensier (mid 19th century), wife of Antoine Marie Philippe Louis
Maria Christina of Sicily, (1806-1878), Queen and Regent of Spain
Isabella II (1830-1904), Queen of Spain
Muñoz, Ferdinand, Duque de Riansares (1808 - 1873), sergeant, politician
Francis, Duke of Cádiz (1822-1902), Titular King of Spain, husband and cousin of Isabella II of Spain
Bulwer, Sir Henry, later Baron Dalling and Bulwer (1801-1872), politician and diplomat
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:49383
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