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Woman Seated Holding a Cat on Her Knees

A work made of black chalk and graphite, with pen and black ink, brush and brown wash and touches of gray wash, on grayish-ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of black chalk and graphite, with pen and black ink, brush and brown wash and touches of gray wash, on grayish-ivory laid paper.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin (French, 1724-1780)
with thumbnail sketch after Noël Coypel (French 1628-1707)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Gabriel Jacques de Saint-Aubin

Title

Woman Seated Holding a Cat on Her Knees

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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Artist's working dates 1744–1780

Medium

Black chalk and graphite, with pen and black ink, brush and brown wash and touches of gray wash, on grayish-ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto in pen and black ink in corner of “painting” in background: illeg. / Coypel 1727

Dimensions

18.4 × 15 cm (7 1/4 × 5 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Celia and David Hilliard in honor of Dorothy Braude Edinburg

Reference Number

1998.739

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