Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British

and / or Mary Smirke, 1779–1853, British

Title:
Juliet About to Take her Sleeping Draught
Date:
1825
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, gouache, and oil, partially varnished on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper pasted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches (16.5 x 11.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "(arrow)"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3454
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
veil | literary theme | figure study | dress | sheets | sleeping | curtains | drapery | bed | girl | boxes | plays by William Shakespeare | Romeo and Juliet, play by William Shakespeare
Currently On View:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
Shakespeare and British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-04-23 - 1981-07-05)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29448