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Creator:
Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
Title:

Study of a Seated Lady

Date:
ca. 1740
Medium:
Graphie, black chalk, and white chalk on moderately thick, moderately textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 5/8 x 10 1/2 inches (34.6 x 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen with greenish-blue ink, lower left: "Vente du Mis de Chennevieres | No | Marque au bas, a gauche"; in graphite, lower right: "Gravelot | D 2138"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9732
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bonnet (hat) | chair | dress | seated | sitting | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10069
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