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Creator:
Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
Title:
Design for a Vignette: Figure of Abundance
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, traced over with pen in black ink and red chalk, squared and incised for transfer on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper, with gold leaf, watercolor, and pen with black and red ink, border lines
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 1/8 x 8 inches (28.3 x 20.3 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 3 13/16 x 4 5/8 inches (9.7 x 11.7 cm), and Sheet: 2 1/4 × 3 inches (5.7 × 7.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen with black ink, upper center:[greek lettering]; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper right: "68/12/20/64"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.446
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegorical | cornucopia (motif) | design | female | figure (illustration) | genre subject | musical instruments | scroll (motif)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9935
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