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Design for a Coin: Chambre du Commerce de Picarde; First Draft

Hubert-François Gravelotca. 1761

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT, United States

Details

  • Title: Design for a Coin: Chambre du Commerce de Picarde; First Draft
  • Creator: Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
  • Date Created: ca. 1761
  • Physical Dimensions: Mount: 11 x 7 3/4 inches (27.9 x 19.7 cm) Contemporary drawn border: 4 1/2 × 5 7/8 inches (11.4 × 14.9 cm) Sheet: 3 × 4 3/8 inches (7.6 × 11.1 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: emblem (symbol), genre subject, design, unicorn, coin
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Pen in black and gray ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, with gold leaf, watercolor, pen in black and red ink, border lines
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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