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Creator George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title "Lear in the Storm," King Lear, Act III, Scene II
Alternate Title(s) Lear in the Storm, "King Lear"...
Study of an old man, perhaps for the head of King Lear
Date undated
Medium Pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 7 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches (19.7 x 15.9 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "16"; in pen and black ink, lower right: "[...]"; on verso in graphite, upper center: "D. 41/11", Watermark
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accession Number B1976.1.59
Collection Prints and Drawings
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People Represented or Subject • Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
• King Lear (character in King Lear)
Subject Terms drama | King Lear, play by William Shakespeare | literary theme | portrait | theater

Alex Kidson, George Romney, 1734-1802, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2002, p. 52, no. 8, NJ18 R65 K53 2002 (YCBA)

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