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Creator:
Richard Dadd, 1817–1886, British
Title:

Sketch for the Passions: Pride

Additional Title(s):

Sketch to Illustrate the Passions: Pride

By That Sin Fell the Angels

Henry VIII, Act III, Scene II

Part Of:

Collective Title: Sketches for the Passions

Collective Title: Henry VIII

Date:
ca. 1854
Medium:
Watercolor, black ink, and graphite on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
14 1/2 x 10 1/8 inches (36.8 x 25.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, lower right: "Sketch to illustrate the Passions. Pride. | By that SIn fell the Angels how then shall Man be. Shakespeare."; in black ink, lower right: "by Richard Dadd Bethlem Hospital. April 185[...]"

Signed and dated in black ink, lower right: "by Richard Dadd Bethlem Hospital. April 185[...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6137
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | begging | buildings | castle | crowd | feathers | helmet | Henry VIII, Act III, Scene II | illustration | king (person) | kneeling | literary theme | men | nobility | peasants | plays by William Shakespeare | praying | pride | study (visual work) | women | worship
Associated People:
Henry VIII (1491–1547), king of England and Ireland
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8816
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Richard Dadd Exhibition (Davis & Langdale Co., Inc., 1994-05-03 - 1994-06-03) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The British Castle : A Symbol in Stone, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2017, p. 7, V2722 [ORBIS]


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