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Creator:
Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
Title:
Design for an Engraving: Battle of Troy with the Trojan Horse
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, pen and black ink, red chalk, graphite, watercolor and gold leaf on medium, moderately textured, beige 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: 12 1/8 × 11 inches (30.8 × 27.9 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 3 3/4 × 7 3/8 inches (9.5 × 18.7 cm), and Sheet: 2 1/8 × 5 5/8 inches (5.4 × 14.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite; on verso; upper right: "68/12/20/80"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.462
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
battle | Bronze Age | figure study | figures | Greek literature | Greek mythology | horse (animal) | legend | mythology | religious and mythological subject | warfare
Associated Places:
Greece
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9956
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