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  • Title: Drawing for a Frontispiece: "The Toast"
  • Creator: Hubert-François Gravelot, 1699–1773, French, active in Britain (1733–45)
  • Date Created: 1735
  • Physical Dimensions: 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)
  • Subject Keywords: horns, frontispiece (illustration), trees, forest, nobleman, illusion, optical, reflection, papers (document genres), books, fan (costume accessory), sandals, dress (in general), mirror, genre subject, lyre, crown (symbol of sovereignty), lady, laurel crown, satyr, clouds, hooves (animal components), coat
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Pen and black ink, pen and brown ink, and gray wash on medium, modertately textured, beige laid paper mounted on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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