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Lorenzo and Jessica by Moonlight (Merchant of Venice), (painting)

Artist:
Cranch, John
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 56 (Sale info: For Sale).
"Jes. And in such a night/ Did young Lorenzo swear he loved her well;/ Stealing her soul with many vows of faith,/ And ne'er a true one. Lor. And in such a night/ Did pretty Jessica, like a little shrew,/ Slander her love, and he forgave it her." [P. 4.]
Catalogue of the Fourth Annual Exhibition of the Washington Art Association. 1860. Washington: Henry Polkinhorn, Printer, 375 and 377 D Street. 1860.
Artist address: Washington, District of Columbia.
Topic:
Literature--Shakespeare--Merchant of Venice
Literature--Character--Jessica
Literature--Character--Lorenzo
Landscape--Celestial--Moon
Recreation--Courting
Literature--Poetry
Figure group
Landscape--Time--Night
Control number:
AECI 00740056
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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