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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, pen and red ink, graphite, red chalk and gold leaf on medium, moderately textured, beige 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: 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 inches (7 x 7 cm), and Sheet: 1 x 1 inches (2.5 x 2.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with black ink, over graphite upper center: "[illegible script]"; on mount, in graphite, upper right: "6707 [C?] Mellon"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center right: "68/12/20/59"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.441
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
design | figures (illustrations) | genre subject | medal | prince | princess
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9932
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