Design for setting of Charles Kean's Richard II at the Princess's Theatre on March 12, 1857, Act 1, Scene 2
- Materials & Techniques:
- Watercolor, graphite, and gouache on thin wove paper stained for tracing
- Mount: 7 3/8 × 9 5/8 inches (18.7 × 24.4 cm), Sheet: 6 5/8 × 9 inches (16.8 × 22.9 cm), Image: 5 5/8 × 7 7/8 inches (14.3 × 20 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "Act 1st Scene 2nd."; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper ecenter: "Richard II | A Room in the Duke of Lancaster's | Palace"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "1793-1935 | Orig. on white paper | [...] | Also | D1600-1901 | I Dayes A Room in the Dukes of | York's Palace"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject | literary theme
- Associated People:
- Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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George Cressal Ellis, ca. 1810–1875, Design for setting of Charles Kean's Richard II at the Princess's Theatre on March 12, 1857, Act 1, Scene 2, undated
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