Drawing shows the Friar standing by Juliet (Juliet's figure is extremely unfinished) who is just awakening on her bier, while Romeo lies dead before them
Title derived from penciled notes on verso of drawing
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. 467 in Henkel's Jan 1909 sale catalog. Fur further provenance information see record for Darley, Felix 'Darley gallery of Shakespearean illustration'
Also available as a digital reproduction
Also known as
Extended title: Juliet & Friar, "Romeo & Juliet", act 4, scene 1 [Felix Darley]
Alternate titles: Juliet and Friar, "Romeo and Juliet", act 4, scene 1