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Creator:
Richard Westall, 1765–1836, British
Title:
Alcibiades and Timon
Date:
ca. 1805
Medium:
Watercolor with gouache and black ink over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 x 10 1/16 inches (33.3 x 25.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in brown ink, lower center: "William Forster"; in graphite, lower center: "P | 124-14=107"

Signed in brown ink, lower right: "R Westall"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.62
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | beard | brooch | cape | cave | digging | frieze (entablature component) | gesture | gloves | helmet | literary theme | men | plays by William Shakespeare | plume | robe | sandals | shovel | Timon of Athens, Act IV, Scene III | trees | turban
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Timon of Athens (ca. 431 BC–404 BC)
Alcibiades (c. 450–404 BC), Athenian statesman, orator, and general
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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9572
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