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Head of a woman framed in oval

1775–1826
Possibly by John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Dimensions

Sheet:16.4 x 14.6 cm (6 7/16 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2595

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Mrs. Mathews by Mary Anne Flaxman (1768-1833), John Flaxman’s half sister? Head of a woman in sketched value, slightly right, eyes front, framed in oval.

Inscription

Signed or inscribed lower right in graphite: "A F" (Anna Flaxman)

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