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Creator:
Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
Title:
Design for a Medal: Seated Women Being Crowned by a Winged Genius
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink, squared for transfer on medium, slightly textured, gray laid paper mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, with gold leaf, watercolor, pen in black and red ink, border lines
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 x 7 7/8 inches (27.9 x 20 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 5 1/2 × 3 7/8 inches (14 × 9.8 cm), and Sheet: 4 1/8 × 2 1/2 inches (10.5 × 6.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on verso; upper right: "68/12/20/67"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.449
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
allegorical | crown | genre subject | seated | wings | woman
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9938
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