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Valentine rescuing Silvia from Proteus  1792

by Francis Wheatley

Valentine rescuing Silvia from Proteus, from Shakespeare's "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Act V, Scene 4, the Outlaws' Cave [br]Signed and dated, lower left: "F Wheatley 1792" Alternative titles: • Two Gentlemen of Verona, Act V, Scene 4. The Outlaws’ Cave • Silvia rescued by Valentine, from "The Two Gentlemen of Verona," Act V, Scene IV • Silvia Rescued by Valentin...
65 1/2 x 52 1/2 inches (166.4 x 133.4 cm)
Oil on canvas
Public Domain, Courtesy of the Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection