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Creator:
Mary Hoare, 1744–1820, British
Title:

Lady Macbeth, Sleepwalking

Additional Title(s):

Lady Macbeth with her Taper

Dunsinane. Ante-room in the castle, 'Macbeth', Act V, Scene 1

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Tragedy of Macbeth

Date:
1781
Medium:
Watercolor with black ink, scraping, and gouache over graphite on thick, slightly textured cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured cream laid paper with contemporary drawn border
Dimensions:
Mount: 21 1/16 x 14 1/2 inches (53.5 x 36.8 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 19 1/8 x 12 3/8 inches (48.6 x 31.5 cm), and Sheet (cropped to image): 17 7/16 x 11 3/16 inches (44.3 x 28.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower center: "Yet here's a spot"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Macbeth"

Signed and dated in black ink, lower left: "M.H. July 1781"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1972
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | blankets | candle | candlestick | cloak | curtains | dress | hallucination | Macbeth, Act V, Scene I | Macbeth, play by William Shakespeare | play | plays by William Shakespeare | sash | taper | woman
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Lady Macbeth (character in Macbeth)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9817
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