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Creator:
George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title:

"Lear in the Storm," King Lear, Act III, Scene II

Former Title(s):

Study of an old man, perhaps for the head of King Lear

Additional Title(s):

Lear in the Storm, "King Lear"...

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches (19.7 x 15.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "16"; in pen and black ink, lower right: "[...]"; on verso in graphite, upper center: "D. 41/11"

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.59
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
drama | King Lear, play by William Shakespeare | portrait | theater
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
King Lear (character in King Lear)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5730
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Alex Kidson, George Romney, 1734-1802, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2002, p. 52, no. 8, NJ18 R65 K53 2002 (YCBA)


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