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Creator:
Francis Danby, 1793–1861, Irish
Title:

Oberon and Titania

Former Title(s):

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Date:
1837
Medium:
Watercolor and black ink with gum over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 × 8 1/4 inches (15.2 × 20.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.2.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act II, Scene I | crowns | fairies | flowers (plants) | gesture | literary theme | man | meadow | moon | mushrooms | night | nudes | plays by William Shakespeare | servants | supernatural | talking | thorns | toga | vines | woman | woods
Associated People:
Puck (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Oberon (character from A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Titania (character in A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6139
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Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 25, no. 81, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]


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