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Collection name:
Folger Digital Image Collection
Record:
Digital Image File Name:
36669
Source Title:
From Much ado about nothing [graphic] / Alfd. Edwd. Chalon.
Source Creator:
Chalon, Alfred Edward, 1780-1860, artist.
Source Created or Published:
[18--]
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Source Call Number:
ART Box C439 no.9 (size XL)
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD:
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Creator (Hamnet):
Chalon, Alfred Edward, 1780-1860, artist.
Title (Hamnet):
From Much ado about nothing [graphic] / Alfd. Edwd. Chalon.
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
[18--]
Physical Description (Hamnet):
1 drawing : pencil, brown wash, and opaque white ; 17 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.
Subject (Hamnet):
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet):
Beatrice (Fictitious character : Shakespeare), depicted.
Subject (Hamnet):
Benedick (Fictitious character), depicted.
Subject (Hamnet):
Drawings -- 19th century.
Subject (Hamnet):
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Beatrice, depicted.
Subject (Hamnet):
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Benedick, depicted.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Bement, Clarence S. (Clarence Sweet), 1843-1923, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet):
Artist: Chalon was a member of the R.A. and a founding member of the Sketching Society. He exhibited at the R.A. from 1801-1860 and was known mostly as a watercolorist and for his brown wash caricatures.
Notes (Hamnet):
Pictures Benedick bowing to Beatrice (?). Picture is glued to a sheet, written on the sheet in ink above the work is the number 66, below is written the artist's name and the play title. The writing of the artist's name is similar to the artist's signature found in the Classified directory of artist's monograms and signatures, but not exactly the same. On verso of backing: "myxy 1903 77s."
Notes (Hamnet):
Provenance: Sketch was purchased by the Folgers from the sale of the collection of Clarence S. Bement through the American Art Assoc., Feb. 28, 1923. The item was listed under number 1295, and sold with two watercolors of Shakespearean scenes by Stothard and Wageman.
Notes (Hamnet):
This record contains unverified data from old cards and may contain incorrect or incomplete text. Please consult Curator for assistance.
Call Number (Hamnet):
ART Box C439 no.9 (size XL)

From Much ado about nothing [graphic] / Alfd. Edwd. Chalon.