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Elderly woman with shawl over head

John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Dimensions

Sheet: 30.5 x 19.7 cm (12 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2637

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Elderly woman, seated on chair, full-length, profile left, head facing, shawl over head.

Inscription

Illegible inscription lower right. verso: graphite sketch of baby catharine?

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