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Creator:
Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
Title:

Design for a Medal: Frederick and Augusta, Prince and Princess of Wales

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, over graphite with red chalk, incised and squared for transfer on medium, moderately textured, blued white laid paper mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, with gold leaf, watercolor, and pen with black and red ink, border lines
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 × 7 5/8 inches (27.9 × 19.4 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 4 1/8 × 4 1/8 inches (10.5 × 10.5 cm), and Sheet: 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 inches (6 x 6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite within image, upper center: "Frederick & Augusta Prince & Princess of Wales"; in graphite, on mount, upper right: "6707 [C?] Mellon"; Verso: inscribed in graphite on mount, upper right: "68/12/20/58"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.440
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
design | figures (illustrations) | medal | military art | portrait | prince | princess
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9931
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Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 243, fig. 13.15, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)


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