Study of Elizabeth Porden, the wife of Sir John Franklin
Girl leaning on table, 1/2 length, almost profile.
John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)
Sheet: 15.6 x 10.5 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil on paper
Not On View
Girl leaning on table, 1/2 length, almost profile. Study of Eleanor Anne Porden, poetess, afterwards the wife of Sir John Franklin ?
Inscribed lower right in graphite pencil: "E Borden/ 1807".
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
Museum purchase with funds donated by Rowland Burdon-Muller and the William A. Sargent Fund