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Covent Garden Market, with Portico of St. Paul's Church, from In Thackeray's London

A work made of charcoal, with gray pastel and white chalk and stumping, heightened with touches of white gouache, on light gray laid paper with blue fibers laid down on wood pulp board.

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  • A work made of charcoal, with gray pastel and white chalk and stumping, heightened with touches of white gouache, on light gray laid paper with blue fibers laid down on wood pulp board.

Date:

c. 1913

Artist:

Francis Hopkinson Smith
American, 1838-1915

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Francis Hopkinson Smith

Title

Covent Garden Market, with Portico of St. Paul's Church, from In Thackeray's London

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1912–1913

Medium

Charcoal, with gray pastel and white chalk and stumping, heightened with touches of white gouache, on light gray laid paper with blue fibers laid down on wood pulp board

Inscriptions

Signed recto lower left, on primary support, in charcoal: “F Hopkinson Smith”; inscribed lower right, in graphite: (illegible); inscribed in another hand, lower left, on secondary support, in graphite: “Covent Garden Market with portico of St. Paul’s Church”

Dimensions

Primary support: 50 × 69.3 cm (19 11/16 × 27 5/16 in.); Secondary support: 52.7 × 71.4 cm (20 3/4 × 28 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Waller Fund

Reference Number

1914.381

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