Seated woman reading a book

Woman, draped, seated, legs extended, profile right, reading book.

John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Dimensions

Sheet: 20.0 x 16.2 cm (7 7/8 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2657

Medium or Technique

Crayon on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Woman, draped, seated, legs extended, profile right, reading book. Study for Hesiod? Above in graphite: nude girls arranged in frieze-like row.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Rowland Burdon-Muller and the William A. Sargent Fund