Design for a Frontispiece: Shepherds with Flock
- Pen in black ink, over graphite, squared in red chalk, incised for transfer on medium, slightly textured, blued white laid paper mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, with gold leaf, watercolor, pen in black and red ink, border lines
- Mount: 11 3/8 × 11 1/8 inches (28.9 × 28.3 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 5 1/8 × 6 5/8 inches (13 × 16.8 cm), and Sheet: 3 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches (9.5 x 13.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper right of fold: "6710 G Mellon"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper right: "68/12/20/83"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- dog (animal) | figures (illustrations) | frontispieces (illustrations) | garments, main | genre subject | men | shepherds | structure (single built work) | trees
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Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45), Design for a Frontispiece: Shepherds with Flock, undated
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