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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Scene from As You Like It': The Wrestling Scene from 'As You Like It' 1857

Albumen print | 20.3 x 28.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2081541

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Photograph of the painting 'The Wrestling Scene in " from of Act 1 scene iv of William Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' by Daniel Maclise (1806-70). The painting depicts Orlando and Charles who are about to engage in a fight with each other as Rosalind and Celia, who stand in the centre, look on. Edward Ladd Betts commissioned the painting from Maclise in 1854.

  • Creator(s)

    Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67) (photographer)

    After Daniel Maclise (1806-70) (artist)

  • 20.3 x 28.4 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Sports
        • Wrestling
    • Language, Linguistics and Literature
      • Literature
        • English literature
          • As You Like It (Shakespeare)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs