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King Richard the Second, Act IV, Scene I
  • Benjamin Smith, artist
    1775–1833
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; active: England, United Kingdom
    M. Brown
  • King Richard the Second, Act IV, Scene I, 1801
  • Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving, stippling
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 438 x 588 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 1/4 x 23 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1768
Description

A regally dressed king wearing light colors stands proudly in front of his throne, one hand on his hip and his other gesturing in front of him. A man leans towards him, offering a crown. He is surrounded by clergymen, armored nights, and a myriad of noblemen.