Related Objects
Current Location:
Allendale Campus -> Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts
Location Notes:
PAC; 1st fl; across form 1761, 1755, 1757

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Artwork
Identifier:
2016.7.8
Artist:
Gebbie & Husson Co.
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Giclée Digital Print (Original engraving is in the GVSU Permanent Collection)
Date:
circa 1888
Dimensions:
Artworks -
Description:
Black and white print of two women surrounding a man, covering him with a white sheet. A "house" surrounding fills the background. From Act III, Scene III.
Historical Context:
The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare. The Windsor of the play's title is a reference to the town of Windsor, also the location of Windsor Castle, in Berkshire, England. It features the character Sir John Falstaff, the knight who had previously been featured in Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2. It has been adapted for the opera on several occasions.