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

Lady Percy Watching the Sleeping Hotspur

Additional Title(s):

Henry IV Part I, Act II, Scene IV

Part Of:

Collective Title: Henry IV, Part I

Date:
1781
Medium:
Watercolor with black ink and scraping over graphite on thick, slightly textured cream laid paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured cream laid paper with contemporary drawn border
Dimensions:
Mount: 24 x 19 1/8 inches (61 x 48.6 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 24 x 19 1/8 inches (61 x 48.6 cm), and Sheet (cropped to image): 22 7/16 x 17 1/2 inches (57 x 44.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in black ink, lower left: "MH | 1781"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1976
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | bedroom | book | chains | concern | curtains | dress | fear | flames | Henry IV Part I, Act II, Scene IV | Henry IV, part I by William Shakespeare | husband | literary theme | love | man | night | play | plays by William Shakespeare | sheets | sleeping | table | veil | wife | woman
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Kate, Lady Percy
Hotspur (Henry Percy), character in Henry IV, Part I
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9821
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