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King Henry the Eighth, Act III, Scene I
  • Robert Thew, artist
    1758–1802
    born: Patrington, England, United Kingdom
    William Peters
  • King Henry the Eighth, Act III, Scene I, 1796
  • Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving, stippling
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 443 x 597 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 7/16 x 23 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1777
Description

A well-dressed woman points assertively at a man wearing the clothes of a high-ranking clergyman. He is raising one hand and appears to be attempting to placate her. An older man stands behind him, watching the exchange. Three women stand near the woman in the center. The scene appears to be in a room with stone walls.