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Creator:
George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title:
Prospero and Miranda
Date:
ca. 1787
Medium:
Graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 5/16 x 13 5/8 inches (51.6 x 34.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right, inside artist's stamp: "95"

artist's stamp of George Romney, in black ink, upper right: "George Romney"; artist's stamp of George Romney, in red ink, lower right: "G Romney"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Richardson Dilworth, B.A. 1938
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.56
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | cape | daughter | dress | father | figure study | gesturing | lady | literary theme | magic | magician | man | moustache | pillar | plays by William Shakespeare | sorcerer | staff | standing | The Tempest, play by William Shakespeare | woman
Associated People:
Prospero (character in The Tempest)
Miranda (character in The Tempest)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)

Publications:
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Alex Kidson, George Romney : a complete catalogue of his paintings, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, 2015, v.3, p. 784, NJ18.R65 A12 +K54 2015 v.1-3 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5911
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