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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1856,0712.932

  • Description

    Study of an old lady knitting; nearly whole-length figure wearing a cap, seated in profile to left, knitting and looking down on her work. 1776 Pen and brown ink

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1742-1810
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 233 millimetres
    • Width: 175 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed in monogram "OH" and dated: "1776"
  • Curator's comments

    A related drawing by Humphry, sketchier and showing only the upper half of the figure, is in the Paul Mellon Collection, Yale Center for British Art (LGD 73/12/14/163), where it is called "The artist's mother".

  • Bibliography

    • Binyon 1898-1907 3 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Roy PIIIb)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1856

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1856,0712.932

Study of an old lady knitting; nearly WL figure wearing a cap, seated in profile to l, knitting and looking down on her work. 1776 Pen and brown ink

Recto

Study of an old lady knitting; nearly WL figure wearing a cap, seated in profile to l, knitting and looking down on her work. 1776 Pen and brown ink

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