Painter's Daughter, The
Accounts of the Office of the Revels
The Paynters daughter showen at Hampton Court on St Stevens daie at night, enacted by th'erle of warwickes seruntes Toolie showen at Hampton Court on St Iohns daie at night enacted by the Histories & } Lord Howardes seruauntes. Invencions } vj The historie of the Collyer showen at Hampton Court on the Sundaie showen within } folowing enacted by th'erle of Leicesters men the tyme } viz The historie of Error showen at Hampton Court on Newyeres daie at aforesaid } night, enacted by the Children of Powles. The historye of Mutius Sceuola showen at Hampton Court on Twelf daie at night, enacted by the Children of windsore and the Chappell The hystorye of the Cenofalles showen at Hampton Court on Candlemas day at night, enacted by the lord Chamberleyn his men.
As a member of the repertory of Warwick's men, "The Painter's Daughter" was likely performed also by the company in London and in the provinces. In the vicinity of London, its venue was most likely the playhouse at Newington.
Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues
References to the Play
For What It's Worth
- Ingram observes that "[t]here seems to be some credible evidence for locating Warwick's players at the Butts from its first opening until 1580" (p. 236).
- Ingram, William. The Business of Playing. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1992.