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Creator:
Richard Dadd, 1817–1886, British
Title:
Sketch for the Passions: Jealousy
Date:
1853
Medium:
Watercolor, black ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, light blue wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 x 10 1/8 inches (35.5 x 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in purple ink, upper left: "by Richard Dadd. Bethlem Hospital. London. 1853"; in purple ink, upper left: "Sketch to illustrate Jealousy. | Othello. Shakespeare's Play, __ | Iago, Sweet Desdemona Oh! cruel | Fate that gave thee to the Moor__"

Signed and dated in purple ink, upper left: "by Richard Dadd. Bethlem Hospital. London. 1853"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.38
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | cane | capes | castle | discussion | feathers | general | gesture | hat | hilts | husband | illustration | island | jealousy | literary theme | men | ocean | plays by William Shakespeare | port | racial | sails | seamen | ships | soldiers | study (visual work) | swords | The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, play by William Shakespeare | tights
Associated Places:
Asia | Cyprus
Associated People:
Iago (character in Othello, the Moor of Venice)
Othello (character in Othello, the Moor of Venice)
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)

Publications:
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Nicholas Tromans, Richard Dadd, the artist and the asylum , Tate Publishing, London, 1911, pp. 114, 136, NJ18 D121 T76 + (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8810
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