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Creator:
George Cressal Ellis, ca. 1810–1875
Title:

Design for setting of Charles Kean's Richard II at the Princess's Theatre on March 12, 1857, Act 1, Scene 2

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, and gouache on thin wove paper stained for tracing
Dimensions:
Mount: 7 3/8 × 9 5/8 inches (18.7 × 24.4 cm), Sheet: 6 5/8 × 9 inches (16.8 × 22.9 cm), and Image: 5 5/8 × 7 7/8 inches (14.3 × 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1976.1.40
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | literary theme
Associated People:
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:9516
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