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

John Henderson as Falstaff

Date:
1780
Medium:
Gray ink and gray wash with pen and black ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (39.3 x 31.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1979.12.631
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
actor | breeches | man | obese | portrait | ruff | shadow | theater (discipline) | tights
Associated People:
Sir John Falstaff
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:6761
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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)

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


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