Study of a Man Standing
- ca. 1757
- Black chalk on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper, mounted on very thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper, with gold leaf, and brown and red ink border lines
- Mount: 10 1/2 × 7 1/8 inches (26.7 × 18.1 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 7 1/2 x 4 1/8 inches (19.1 x 10.5 cm), Sheet: 6 1/2 × 3 inches (16.5 × 7.6 cm)
Inscribed in artist's hand, in pen with black ink, lower center of mount, upper left: "H. Gravelot: [?] 732-1755. D755 | c.173[8?]. of the attitude and costume of one | of the figures in Gravelot's drawing of the Squire | and his Cur in Gay's Fables, vol. II. Plate VI, publicated | by Knapton in 1758 | LCG"
Signed and dated in black ink, upper left: "H. Gravelot: [?] 732-1755"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- coat | figure study | gentleman | profile (figure) | standing (posture in worship) | tricorne
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Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45), Study of a Man Standing, ca. 1757
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