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

Layout Design for a Bookplate

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and black chalk on medium, slightly textured, gray 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 7/8 inches (27.9 x 20 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 6 1/8 × 4 1/2 inches (15.6 × 11.4 cm), and Sheet: 4 1/2 × 2 7/8 inches (11.4 × 7.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on verso, on mount, upper right: "68/12/20/76"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.458
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bookplate | design | genre subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9952
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