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Title(s):
[Metamorphic pictures].
Published/Created:
[Great Britain?], [circa 1775]
Physical Description:
7 drawings : watercolor on laid and wove paper ; sheets 10 x 7 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1199 .M48 1775
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
[Request]
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Paintings
Notes:
Title devised by cataloger.
The base drawing depicts a person's head and upper torso in a decorative oval frame, reminiscent of a miniature portrait painting. The drawing is accompanied by six additional drawings of different dresses with cut out windows in place of the face. The drawings with cut-outs can be laid over the face in the base portrait, in the manner of different outfits on a paper doll.
Subject Terms:
Dresses -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Watercolors (paintings)
Paper dolls.
Toys.
Metamorphic pictures.
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