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

Design for a Coin: Queis Tutum Faciant Iter

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, and incised for transfer on medium, slightly textured, blued white laid paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper, with gold leaf, watercolor, pen in black and red ink, border lines
Dimensions:
11 x 7 3/4 inches (27.9 x 19.7 cm), 7 1/8 x 5 1/4 inches (18.1 x 13.3 cm), and 5 1/2 × 3 1/2 inches (14 × 8.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "QUEIS TUTUM FACIANT ITER"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper right: "68/12/20/71"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.453
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | circle | coin | design | emblem (symbol) | genre subject | lighthouse | marine art | shore (landform)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9941
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