- Prospero and Miranda
- Watercolor with gouache, black ink, and scraping over graphite on thick, slightly textured cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured cream laid paper with contemporary drawn border
- Mount: 25 11/16 x 18 3/4 inches (65.2 x 47.6 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 23 9/16 x 18 3/8 inches (59.8 x 46.7 cm), and Sheet: 22 11/16 x 17 1/2 inches (57.7 x 44.5 cm)
Inscribed in brown ink, lower center, on mount: "If by your art, my dearest father, you have | Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them; | Oh! I have suffer'd | With those that I saw suffer; a brave vessel | Dash'd all to pieces."; lower right, on mount: "Tempest, 1st act"
Signed and dated, lower left, on drawn border: "M H July 1781"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- books | cave | cloak | daughter | dress | father | gesturing | literary theme | magic | magician | man | marine art | meteorology | plays by William Shakespeare | pointing | robe | rocks (landforms) | sash | science | sea | ship | shipwreck | shouting | sitting | standing | storm | The Tempest, Act I, Scene II | The Tempest, play by William Shakespeare | waves (natural events) | woman
- Associated People:
- Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Prospero (character in The Tempest)
Miranda (character in The Tempest)
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Mary Hoare, 1753–1820, British, Prospero and Miranda, 1781
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