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Creator:
George Cruikshank, 1792–1878, British
Title:

Macbeth and the Witch

Additional Title(s):

Macbeth and the Armed Figure

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 9 3/4 inches (19.1 × 24.8 cm) and Image: 6 1/2 × 8 5/8 inches (16.5 × 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark

Signed in brown ink, lower right: "Geo Cruikshank". Not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.37
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | Balmoral | castle | costume | cuffs | dirk | dress | gesture | kilt | Macbeth, Act IV, Scene I | man | plaid | plays by William Shakespeare | shield | sporran | tartan | towers | trees | witch | woman
Associated Places:
Europe | Scotland | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Macbeth (character in The Tragedy of Macbeth)
The Three Witches (characters in Macbeth)
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:8582
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