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Creator:
Cornelius Varley, 1781–1873, British
Title:

Girl Reading a Book

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Sketch of building with peaked roof

Date:
1814
Medium:
graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/8 x 14 3/4 inches (27 x 37.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand on back in graphite, lower left: "Cor. Varley | 1814 1814"

Watermark, center right: "J HALL | 1812"

Signed on back in graphite, lower left: "Cor. Varley"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1782
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | dress | footstool | genre subject | girls | laces | reading | shoes
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12974
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