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Merchant of Venice, Act V, Scene I
  • John Browne, artist
    1741–1801
    born: Finchingfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
    William Hodges
    1744–1797
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: Brixham, Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Merchant of Venice, Act V, Scene I, 1795
  • Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 440 x 586 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 5/16 x 23 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1710
Description

A nightscape with the moon visable through clouds and trees. Two figures are sitting to the right underneith two pieces of sculpture next to a small pond. To the left there is a dwelling with a musician look out onto the lawn. In the background there is a gazebo on the pond next to cypress trees.