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Othello, Act II, Scene I
  • Thomas Ryder, artist
    1746–1810
    active: England, United Kingdom
    Thomas Stothard
    1755–1834
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Othello, Act II, Scene I, 1799
  • Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving, stippling
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 437 x 604 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 3/16 x 23 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1746
Description

A black man and a white woman stand at the top of a set of steps. They are holding hands and appear to be in love. The man is wearing armor and the woman is wearing a light-colored, elegant dress. They are flanked by two groups of people.