Two young women sewing

Two young women sewing, seated, half-length, turned left, one in mob cap.

John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Dimensions

Sheet: 31.1 x 22.9 cm (12 1/4 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

53.2645

Medium or Technique

Pen and ink and gray wash; also graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Two young women sewing, seated, half-length, turned left, one in mob cap. Verso in graphite: Woman, full-length, seated. Study of Marian Denman. Mob capped figure on recto probably Marian Denman and other woman Mrs. Flaxman?

Inscription

LR graphite erased: Marian (illegable) Denman; verso ll in graphite: Marian Denman

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