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Creator:
Print made by Gerald Leslie Brockhurst, 1890–1978, British
Title:

The Black Cloak

Former Title(s):

Portrait of Mrs. Mellon

Additional Title(s):

Portrait of Miss Mellon

Mary Conover Mellon

Date:
1944
Medium:
Etching, stipple engraving, and drypoint on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches (31.5 x 24.2 cm) and Plate (to image): 9 15/16 x 7 15/16 inches (25.2 x 20.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "The Black Cloak (Portrait of Miss Mellon.)"

Lettered in black ink, within image, upper righgt, reversed: "G·L· Brockhurst | - 1943 -"

signed and dated in graphite, lower right: "Gerald Brockhurst | 1944"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The G. Allen Smith Collection, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1994.4.74
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bracelet (jewelry) | cloak | curls | hand | pendant (jewelry) | portrait | shadow | woman
Associated People:
Mellon, Mary Conover (1904–1946)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:33415
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