- “Jacques and the Stag” was painted for Isambard Kingdom Brunel by the English landscape artist Frederick Richard Lee.
- Painted in 1850, the oil on canvas painting shows a scene from the Shakespeare play “As You Like It”. It was one of 10 Shakespeare inspired paintings Brunel had specially made to hang in his house in London.
- The nearly 1.5m wide painting shows a wounded stag in a woodland with Jacques, a character in the play, looking at it from a distance.
- It is now part of the SS Great Britain collection and hangs in a recreation of Brunel’s dining room in the Being Brunel Museum at Brunel’s SS Great Britain.
Jacques and the Stag, 1850
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