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Winter's Tale, Act V, Scene III
  • Robert Thew, artist
    1758–1802
    born: Patrington, England, United Kingdom
    William Hamilton
    1751–1801
    born: Chelsea, London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Winter's Tale, Act V, Scene III, 1793
  • Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • engraving, stippling
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 442 x 597 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17 3/8 x 23 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1779
Description

A woman robed in white stands at the top of a short set of stairs. An older woman is holding back the curtains framing this younger woman, and simultaneously holds back a man intent on reaching the woman in white.