Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
George Fennell Robson, 1788–1833, British
Title:
Macbeth and Banquo on the Heath
Date:
ca. 1830
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor with gouache and scraping over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/2 × 10 3/8 inches (19 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed on verso in graphite,lower right: "G. F. ROBSON: MACBETH & BANQUO"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1976.1.58
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
troops | meteorology | walking | gallows | waving | army | men | rocks (landforms) | flags | generals | road | spears | heath | women | landscape | beards | battlefield | night | dresses | armed forces | storm | staffs (staff weapon components) | lightning | crows (birds) | hills | literary theme | tree | clouds | science | snake | scarves | plays by William Shakespeare | Macbeth, Act I, Scene III
Associated Places:
United Kingdom | Forres | Scotland
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)
Publications:
Geoffrey Ashton, Shakespeare and British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1981, pp. 40, 118, no. 102, PR2933 Y25 A74 c.1 (YCBA)
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13155