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

A Picnic: Two Ladies and a Gentleman

Date:
ca. 1745
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, pen and black ink, brown wash and red chalk on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper mounted on thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 8 5/8 × 10 7/8 inches (21.9 × 27.6 cm) and Sheet: 4 5/8 × 6 7/8 inches (11.7 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on Verso; lower right: "D30837"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.469
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
basket | bottle | cattle | dog (animal) | food | genre subject | gentleman | ladies | leisure | pastures | picnic | sitting | tricorne
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9963
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