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Creator:
unknown artist
after Robert Edge Pine, 1730–1788, British
Title:

Mrs. Yates in the Character of Medea

Date:
after 1771
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 x 10 1/4 inches (38.1 x 26 cm) and Sheet: 11 × 7 1/2 inches (27.9 × 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "Mrs. Yates"; in graphite, on back, lower right: "watercolor mrs yates | 18th cent British actress"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Joseph F. McCrindle, Yale LLB 1948
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2009.9.201
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actress | boys | children | Classical | clouds | costume | crying | dark | fear | fist | gesture | Greek mythology | light | literary theme | Medea (play) | mother | necklace | night | play | religious and mythological subject | shielding | sons | stripes | theater (discipline) | woman
Associated People:
Yates [née Graham], Mary Ann (1728–1787), actress and theatre manager
Medea
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:61808
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