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

Design for a Medal: Figure of the Virgin

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink, incised for transfer on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper, with gold leaf, watercolor, pen in black and red ink, border lines
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 x 7 3/4 inches (27.9 x 19.7 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 6 7/8 × 4 1/2 inches (17.5 × 11.4 cm), and Sheet: 5 3/8 × 2 7/8 inches (13.7 × 7.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite on Verso; upper right: "68/12/20/68"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.450
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
design | dove | figure (illustration) | genre subject | medal
Associated People:
The Virgin Mary
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9939
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