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Creator:
Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
after Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1646–1723, German, active in Britain (from 1676)
Title:
Designs for an Ornamental Cartouche: for the Engraved Portrait of Sir Samuel Garth (1661-1719)
Date:
undated
Medium:
Brown wash over graphite, with pen in brown and black ink on medium, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 x 8 11/16 inches (35.6 x 22.1 cm) and Image: 13 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches (34.6 x 21 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen with brown ink; upper center: "Sr Samuel Garthe"; in graphite, lower right: "F. Gravelot [...]"

Watermarks: LVG

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4269A
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apothecaries | apothecary bottles | books | caduceus | chemist | design | dispensary (health facility) | figures | genre subject | lyre | ornament | pharmacist | physician | poet | shelves | snake | window
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9998
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