Henderson in the Character of Falstaff

Thomas Rowlandsonundated

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art

  • Title: Henderson in the Character of Falstaff
  • Date Created: undated
  • Location Created: London
  • Physical Dimensions: w26.5 x h30.6 cm
  • Type: drawing
  • Rights: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
  • External Link: http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1670050
  • Medium: Graphite and pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, antique laid paper
  • Subject: "Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet", "Falstaff, Sir John", "Henderson, John (bap. 1747, d. 1785), actor", man, costume, genre subject, portrait
  • Location: Not on View
  • Inscription: Signed and Dated: Not signed, not dated
  • Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Henderson in the Character of Falstaff"; in brown ink, verso, lower center: "[N?].12"; in blue ink, verso, lower right: "PAUL MELLON COLLECTION" collector's stamp; in graphite, verso: "2539"
  • Artist: Thomas Rowlandson