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Creator:
Circle of John Hayter, 1800–1895, British
Title:

Portrait of a Lady, called Mademoiselle Sontag

Date:
1805
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 × 8 inches (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, right: "Madmlle. Sontag D Wilkie"

T. E. Lowinsky collector's mark; watermarks: Not in Heawood, Shorter or Churchill (TW & [?]/ [?]OTI[?])

Signed and dated in pen and gray ink, lower left: "D WIlikie 1805"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6058
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
dress | lady | portrait | reclining | seated | singer
Associated People:
Sontag, Henriette, later Countess Rossi (1806-1854), German operatic soprano
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10418
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