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Falstaff and Simple

Oil Painting
ca. 1835 (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Oil on paper laid on canvas depicting Falstaff and Simple from Act I, Scene I of Shakespeare's 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Oil on paper laid on canvas
Brief description
Oil painting by Augustus Wall Callcott entitled 'Falstaff and Simple', depicting a scene from Shakespeare's 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'. Great Britain, ca. 1835.
Physical description
Oil on paper laid on canvas depicting Falstaff and Simple from Act I, Scene I of Shakespeare's 'The Merry Wives of Windsor'.
Dimensions
  • Estimate height: 45.1cm
  • Estimate width: 37.5cm
Dimensions taken from Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, Ronald Parkinson, Victoria and Albert Museum, London: HMSO, 1990
Style
Credit line
Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857
Object history
Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857
Subject depicted
Literary referenceShakespeare, <i>The Merry Wives of Windsor</i>
Bibliographic reference
Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, London: HMSO, 1990, pp. 19-20
Collection
Accession number
FA.12[O]

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Record createdApril 10, 2007
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