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

Design for an Engraving: Figures in an Interior

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk, incised for transfer on medium, slightly 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: 15 1/2 × 11 inches (39.4 × 27.9 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 7 × 4 5/8 inches (17.8 × 11.7 cm), and Sheet: 5 1/2 × 3 inches (14 × 7.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "6710 [11?] Mellon 56"; in graphite, lower right: "145"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper right: "68/12/20/84."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.466
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
figures (illustrations) | genre subject | interior (space)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9960
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