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Italian nurse

Sketches of woman nursing a baby

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 30.7 x 21.3 cm (12 1/16 x 8 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

53.2584

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and sepia wash on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Woman nursing a baby; small sketch of subject lr., another lc.

Inscription

Inscribedlr in graphite pencil: "Italian nurse"

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