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Creator:
William Henry Hunt, 1790–1864, British
Title:
Sophy Steadman Reading
Date:
ca. 1830
Medium:
Graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, gray laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 x 4 5/8 inches (19.7 x 11.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "SOPHY"; lower center: "Sophy Steadman (related to Hunt) | Both from a family album"; in graphite, verso, lower center: "Sophy Steadman | Hunt family"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "W. HUNT"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.827
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
book | dress | family | genre subject | girl | niece | portrait | posing | reading | resting | sitting | thoughtful
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-12-05 - 1980-02-17)

Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10877
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