Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
Design for a Frontispiece: Allegorical Landscape
Graphite, with red chalk, incised for transfer on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper with gold leaf, watercolor, pen in black and red ink, border lines
Mount: 15 3/8 × 11 1/8 inches (39.1 × 28.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "6710 F Mellon"; in graphite, lower right: "140"; Verso: inscribed in graphite, upper right: "68/12/20/82"
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection