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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1857,0520.84

  • Description

    A woman in classical dress sitting turned away from the viewer, leaning her head on left hand, the elbow resting on her knee in an attitude of thoughtful abstraction, next to a classical bust on a pillar, while another woman to right carrying a baby strapped to her back holds out her hand to lead away two little girls.
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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1785-1840
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 175 millimetres
    • Width: 272 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        With a word beneath the image, reversed, and too faint to be legible, beginning 'El...', and annotated in pencil to lower right 'H R H P E'.
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1857

  • Acquisition notes

    1857,0520.65 to 441 all came from lots 731 to 754 of the McIntosh sale which were all (with the exception of lot 752) bought for the BM for a total of £14 8s. The prices of the individual lots are given in the Bill Book, but were small and so not entered here.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1857,0520.84

A woman in classical dress sitting turned away from the viewer, leaning her head on left hand, the elbow resting on her knee in an attitude of thoughtful abstraction, next to a classical bust on a pillar, while another woman to right carrying a baby strapped to her back holds out her hand to lead away two little girls.  Lithograph

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A woman in classical dress sitting turned away from the viewer, leaning her head on left hand, the elbow resting on her knee in an attitude of thoughtful abstraction, next to a classical bust on a pillar, while another woman to right carrying a baby strapped to her back holds out her hand to lead away two little girls. Lithograph

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