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As You Like It, Act V, Scene IV
  • Jean Pierre Simon, artist
    before 1750–circa 1810
    active: England, United Kingdom
    William Hamilton
    born: Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • As You Like It, Act V, Scene IV, 1791
  • Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving, stippling
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 442 x 594 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 3/8 x 23 3/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1762

A woman reaches toward a man, gesturing as she speaks. He faces her and listens. He stands on the balls of his feet and appears to be ready to move around. Men and women are around them, speaking in their own groups. A person holds a torch immediately behind the man and woman in the center. The group is standing in a clearing in a forest.