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

Design for Medal: Both Hands Fil'd for Britain

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper, mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, with watercolor and pen, with black and red ink border lines
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 x 7 5/8 inches (27.9 x 19.4 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 2 5/8 × 2 5/8 inches (6.7 × 6.7 cm), and Sheet: 1 x 1 inches (2.5 x 2.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with black ink, upper center: "BOTH HANDS FIL'D FOR BRITAIN"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, right center: "68/12/20/61"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.443
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegorical | design | emblem (allegorical picture) | female | genre subject | goddess | medal | spear
Associated People:
Minerva
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12567
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