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Creator:
Paul Sandby RA, 1731–1809, British
Title:
A Lady Copying at a Drawing Table
Date:
ca. 1765
Medium:
Red chalk, black chalk, and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 5/8 x 6 inches (19.4 x 15.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "F."; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower center; "Paul Sandby: Landy Seated at a Drawing Board"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1881
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
copying | desk | drawing (activity) | drawing table | genre subject | hat | lady | portrait | woman
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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The Art of Paul Sandby (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-04-10 - 1985-06-23)

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

The Line of Beauty : British Drawings and Watercolors of the Eighteenth Century (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-05-19 - 2001-08-05)

Seeing Double : Portraits, Copies and Exhibitions in 1820s London (Yale Center for British Art, 2010-06-24 - 2010-09-19)

Publications:
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Emma Barker, Art & visual culture, 1600-1850 : academy to avant-garde, , Tate Publishing, London, 2012, pp. , 9, Pl. 0.8, N6756 .A78 2012 (YCBA)

Vic Gatrell, The first bohemians, life and art in London's golden age , Allen Lane, London, 2013, pp. 170, 171, fig. 74, NX544.L6 G37 2013 (YCBA)

Richard Green, Paul Sandby's Young Pupil Identified, Burlington Magazine, vol.154, no. 1310, May 2012, pp. 312-15, fig. 1, N1 B87 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13047
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