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George Romney, 1734–1802, British, The Witches' Cavern, between 1792 and 1793
The Witches' Cavern
- Additional Title(s):
A Cavern. In the Middle, a Boiling Cauldron: 'Macbeth', Act IV, Scene I
- Part Of:
- between 1792 and 1793
- Graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 5 5/8 x 9 3/16 inches (14.3 x 23.3 cm)
Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "180"; upper right: "502"
Oval collector's mark: Xavier Haas (Lugt 4541); circular collector's mark, verso: Xavier Haas (Lugt 4542)
- 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:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- cavern | fear | gesturing | illusion | literary theme | Macbeth, Act IV, Scene I | magic | nude | plays by William Shakespeare | smoke | The Tragedy of Macbeth | witches | women
- Associated People:
- Macbeth (character in The Tragedy of Macbeth)
The Three Witches (characters in Macbeth)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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- IIIF Manifest:
Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
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