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Creator:
Sir William Chambers RA, 1723–1796, British
Title:

Monument to Shakespeare

Date:
ca. 1763
Medium:
Graphite, watercolor, and pen and black ink, gray wash on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/8 x 20 9/16 inches (39.1 x 52.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "AD.94"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.669
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | architectural subject | capitals | columns | lyres | monument | Neoclassical | park (grounds) | pediment | pilasters | sculpture | sphinxes | steps | sun | trees
Associated People:
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:7956
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