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Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45), The Sporting Lady, undated
The Sporting Lady
- Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink, gouache, and graphite, with squared lines on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 6 9/16 x 8 7/16 inches (16.7 x 21.4 cm)
inscribed in graphite, verso; lower left: "Rooker"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "D33[?]2"; blue/black ink
Collector's mark, verso: Paul Mellon
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- birds | boots | coats | equestrian | feathers | fence | game (hunted animal) | grass | hats | horse (animal) | hunting | hunting dog | lady | men | pockets (costume components) | riding crop | rifle (long gun)
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- IIIF Manifest:
Noble Exercise - The Sporting Ideal in Eighteenth-Century British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-07-14 - 1982-09-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]
Robert Colls, This sporting life : sport and liberty in England, 1760-1960, Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K., 2020, pp. 18, 370, GV706.35 .C65 2020 (LC) YCBA [ORBIS]
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