Study of Elizabeth Porden, the wife of Sir John Franklin

Girl leaning on table, 1/2 length, almost profile.

1807
John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Dimensions

Sheet: 15.6 x 10.5 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2630

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Girl leaning on table, 1/2 length, almost profile. Study of Eleanor Anne Porden, poetess, afterwards the wife of Sir John Franklin ?

Inscription

Inscribed lower right in graphite pencil: "E Borden/ 1807".

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