Drawing for a Frontispiece: "The Toast"
- Materials & Techniques:
- Pen and black ink, pen and brown ink, and gray wash on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper mounted on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 8 3/8 x 5 5/8 inches (21.3 x 14.3 cm), Mount: 11 1/4 × 8 5/8 inches (28.6 × 21.9 cm)
Watermark: IIK (letters)
Signed and dated in black ink, lower right: "Hubert f. Gravelot inv. and delint. Londini. 1735"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- books | clouds | coat | crown (symbol of sovereignty) | dress (in general) | fan (costume accessory) | forest | frontispiece (illustration) | genre subject | hooves (animal components) | horns | illusion, optical | lady | laurel crown | lyre | mirror | nobleman | papers (document genres) | reflection | sandals | satyr | The Toast: An Heroick Poem in Four Books (1736) | trees
- Associated People:
- Brudenell (née Savile), Lady Frances, (d. 1695)
- Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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- IIIF Manifest:
Scott Wilcox, Line of beauty : British drawings and watercolors of the eighteenth century, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2001, p. 40, no. 29, NC228 W53 2001 (YCBA) [YCBA]