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Creator:
Joseph Michael Gandy, 1771–1843, British
Title:

A Scene in Ancient Rome: A Setting for Titus Andronicus, I, ii

Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Graphite, watercolor and gouache with pen and brown ink on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/4 x 11 1/2in. (18.4 x 29.2cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, on an old label: "Titus Andronicus"; in pen and brown ink, on label: "Titus Andronicus. Act I. Scene II. | The Tomb of the Andronicii Before the Capital of Rome | Titus Andronicus and his sons. Prisoners & c. [label within docket]"

Signed in pen and black ink, on a label (separate sheet, within docket): "J. Gandy"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1203
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arcades | architectural subject | architecture | chariots (carriages) | cityscape | clouds | columns (architectural elements) | equestrian statues | Grand Tour | horses (animals) | literary theme | people | plays by William Shakespeare | Roman | stairs | temples | towers (building divisions) | triumphal arches
Associated Places:
Italy | Rome
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9919
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