Depicts Act 4, Sc. 3 of Taming of the shrew and shows Petruchio holding out a cap, the haberdashers grovelling and Katherine sitting in the background
Title derived from penciled note in lower left corner of image
Sheet is repaired in three corners, measurements are for entire sheet
History: Drawing is part of a series of designs done for the 'Darley gallery of Shakespearean illustration' (published in 1884) which was made up of 30 illustrations to Shakespeare's plays. This drawing, however, was never reproduced for the printed edition
Provenance: Drawing is listed as no. 469 in Henkel's Jan 1909 sale catalog. For further provenance information see record for Darley, Felix 'Darley gallery of Shakespearean illustration'
Also known as
Extended title: The taming of the shrew [Felix Darley]