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George Romney, 1734–1802
John Henderson as Falstaff
Materials & Techniques:
Gray ink and gray wash with pen and black ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Sheet: 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"

Oval collector's mark: Xavier Haas (Lugt 4541)

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:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Sir John Falstaff
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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]

Geoffrey Ashton, Shakespeare and British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, pp. 41, 84, no. 105, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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]

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