Drawing, An Old Woman Spinning
This is a drawing. It was created by Claude-Louis Desrais. It is dated 1810–30 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is graphite, pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, white chalk on rough gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
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Its dimensions are
20.6 x 22.5 cm (8 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.), irregular
It has the following markings
Watermark: probably the name of a firm, in two lines.
It is signed
Signed in black ink, lower left: Desrais
It is inscribed
Attributions to Desrais are written in pencil on the obverse and reverse. Verso: "T. R."
Cite this object as
Drawing, An Old Woman Spinning; Claude-Louis Desrais (French, 1746–1816); France; graphite, pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, white chalk on rough gray paper; 20.6 x 22.5 cm (8 1/8 x 8 7/8 in.), irregular; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-204