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

Imogen in the Cave, 'Cymbeline', Act III, Scene VI

Part Of:

Collective Title: Cymbeline

Date:
1782
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on thick, slightly textured cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured cream laid paper with contemporary drawn border
Dimensions:
Mount: 23 1/16 x 18 5/16 inches (58.5 x 46.5 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 22 5/8 x 18 1/16 inches (57.5 x 45.8 cm), and Sheet (cropped to image): 21 7/8 x 17 1/8 inches (55.6 x 43.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in brown ink, lower center: "Imogen in the cave"; inscribed on mount in graphite, lower right: "Cymbeline"

Signed and dated in black ink, lower right: "MH | 1782"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1980
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cap | cape | cloaks | cross-dressing | Cymbeline, Act III, Scene VI | Cymbeline, play by William Shakespeare | gathering | gesturing | hunters | literary theme | men | play | plays by William Shakespeare | plumes | rocks (landforms) | sandals | spears | standing | starvation | watching | woman
Associated Places:
Cymru | United Kingdom | Wales
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Guiderius (Polydore)
Arviragus (Cadwal)
Belarius (Morgan)
Imogen (character in Cymbeline)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9825
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