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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1972,U.522

  • Description

    Two men on a seat, one reading 'The Edinburgh Advertizer' Graphite and black chalk Verso: Domestic scene; at centre a kettle suspended over fire, a man passing a plate to a woman, to right a woman at a spinning-wheel and child with dog, another female figure to left Graphite and black chalk

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1744-1796
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 225 millimetres
    • Width: 303 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed recto, lower left: "Gibson Craig's sale"
  • Location

    Not on display (British Roy PIIIb)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1753-1972

  • Acquisition notes

    There were several sales of Gibson-Craig's collection after his death in 1887. Those including drawings took place at Dowell's, Edinburgh, on 9 - 11 March and 30 - 31 March, and at Christie's, London, on 23 and 27 April. This drawing has not been identified in any catalogue.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1972,U.522

COMPASS Title: David Allan, Two Men on a Seat, a pencil and black chalk drawing;Two Men on a Seat, by David Allan

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COMPASS Title: David Allan, Two Men on a Seat, a pencil and black chalk drawing;Two Men on a Seat, by David Allan

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