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Creator:
William Marshall Craig, ca. 1788–1828, British
Title:

Macbeth and the Apparition of the Armed Head

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Date:
ca. 1820
Medium:
Brown ink with gray wash and watercolor over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to image): 11 1/16 x 8 15/16 inches (28.1 x 22.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.35
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apparition | armor | cape | cauldron | clouds | costume | hallucination | head | helmet | literary theme | Macbeth, Act IV, Scene I | man | plays by William Shakespeare | sandals | smoke | snakes | sword | tunic | vision | women
Associated People:
demons
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Macbeth (character in The Tragedy of Macbeth)
The Three Witches (characters in Macbeth)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8442
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