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Virgilia and Volumnia Plead with Coriolanus

Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, Britishca. 1795

Yale Center for British Art

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

Details

  • Title: Virgilia and Volumnia Plead with Coriolanus
  • Creator: Robert Smirke, 1752–1845, British
  • Date Created: ca. 1795
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 11 3/4 x 12 1/8 inches (29.8 x 30.8 cm) Image: 10 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches (26 x 26.7 cm) Contemporary drawn border: 10 5/8 x 10 3/4 inches (27 x 27.3 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: mother, son, wife, men, boy, women, family, soldier, weapon, helmets, baldric, sandals, cloak, tunics, stola, palla, headdresses, lorica, literary theme
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Brown wash with gouache over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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