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Design for a Medal: Boths Hand Fil'd for Britain

Hubert-François Gravelotbetween 1734 and 1736

Yale Center for British Art

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

Details

  • Title: Design for a Medal: Boths Hand Fil'd for Britain
  • Creator: Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
  • Date Created: between 1734 and 1736
  • Physical Dimensions: Mount: 11 x 7 5/8 inches (27.9 x 19.4 cm) Contemporary drawn border: 4 1/8 × 4 1/8 inches (10.5 × 10.5 cm) Sheet: 2 3/8 × 5 3/8 inches (6 × 13.7 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: design, female, figure (illustration), genre subject, medal, emblem (allegorical picture), spear, goddess
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Pen and black ink, pen and red ink, graphite with red chalk, squared for transfer on medium, moderately textured, beige laid paper mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, with gold leaf, watercolor, and pen, with 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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