Design for setting of Charles Kean's Richard II at the Princess's Theatre on March 12, 1857, Act 1, Scene 2
- Watercolor, graphite, and gouache on thin wove paper stained for tracing
- 7 3/8 × 9 5/8 inches (18.7 × 24.4 cm), 6 5/8 × 9 inches (16.8 × 22.9 cm), and 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
- View by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
- IIIF Manifest:
YCBA Collections Search
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
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.