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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:

Henderson in the Character of Falstaff

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, antique laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/16 x 10 7/16 inches (30.6 x 26.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Henderson in the Character of Falstaff"; in brown ink, verso, lower center: "[N?].12"; in graphite, verso: "2539"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5341
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
costume | figure study | literary theme | man | obese
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Henderson, John (bap. 1747, d. 1785), British actor and draftsman
Sir John Falstaff
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5776
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