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Creator:
George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title:

Lear Awakened by Cordelia

Part Of:

Collective Title: King Lear

Date:
ca. 1774
Medium:
Brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 15/16 x 19 5/16 inches (38 x 49 cm) and Image: 12 5/8 x 15 9/16 inches (32 x 39.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in red pencil, on back, upper left: "89"

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:
B1979.12.606
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
daughter | family | father | grief | king (person) | King Lear, play by William Shakespeare | lifting | man | old | plays by William Shakespeare | sadness | women
Associated People:
King Lear (character in King Lear)
Cordelia (character in King Lear)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6736
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Smith College Museum of Art, The drawings of George Romney ; an exhibition held from May to September 1962 at the Smith College Museum of Art , Northampton, Mass., Northampton, MA, 1962, cat. no. 4, NJ18 R65 S46


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