John Henderson as Falstaff
- Gray ink and gray wash with pen and black ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
- 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (39.3 x 31.7 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink, on back, center: "No 124 (124 scratched out in graphite)"; in graphite, lower center: "1029 Falstaff [PLATE"
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:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- actor | breeches | gesturing | literary theme | man | obese | portrait | posing | ruff | shadow | theater (discipline) | tights
- Associated People:
- Sir John Falstaff
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]
Suzanne E. May, " Sublime and infernal reveries " : George Romney and the creation of an eighteenth-century history painter, Thesis (Ph.D.) -- John Moores University, Liverpool, 2007 , British Thesis Service, Boston Spa, Wetherby, April 2007, v. 2, pp. 15-16, v.2, fig. 213, NJ18.R65 M39 2007A OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]
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.33, pl. XXVII, NJ18 R65 S46 [ORBIS]