Seated woman reading a book
Woman, draped, seated, legs extended, profile right, reading book.
John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)
Sheet: 20.0 x 16.2 cm (7 7/8 x 6 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Crayon on paper
Not On View
Woman, draped, seated, legs extended, profile right, reading book. Study for Hesiod? Above in graphite: nude girls arranged in frieze-like row.
Gift to MFA of Mr. Rowland Burdon-Muller and William A. Sargent Fund; December 10, 1953
Formerly in collection of John Murray III & A.H. Hallam Murray; Dealer: Raphael King Ltd., London
Museum purchase with funds donated by Rowland Burdon-Muller and the William A. Sargent Fund