Prospero and Ariel

Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British1821

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT, United States


  • Title: Prospero and Ariel
  • Creator: Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
  • Creator Lifespan: 1752/1845
  • Creator Nationality: British
  • Creator Gender: male
  • Date Created: 1821
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 5 7/8 x 4 3/4 inches (15 x 12 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: ocean, figure study, staff, togas, hat, drapery, magician, man, spirit, literary theme, beach
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Pen and brown ink with brown wash and gouache over graphite with gum on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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