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Creator:
Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
Title:
The Sporting Lady
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink, gouache, and graphite, with squared lines on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 9/16 x 8 7/16 inches (16.7 x 21.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed in graphite, verso; lower left: "Rooker"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "D33[?]2"; blue/black ink

Paul Mellon Collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.868
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
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)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Noble Exercise - The Sporting Ideal in Eighteenth-Century British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-07-14 - 1982-09-19)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47260
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