A Scene in Ancient Rome: A Setting for Titus Andronicus, I, ii
- ca. 1830
- Graphite, watercolor and gouache with pen and brown ink on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 7 1/4 x 11 1/2in. (18.4 x 29.2cm)
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:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- 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
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Joseph Michael Gandy, 1771–1843, British, A Scene in Ancient Rome: A Setting for Titus Andronicus, I, ii, ca. 1830
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