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Woman Leaning ln a Draped Canvas
  • David Wilkie
    1785–1841
    born: Cults, Scotland, United Kingdom ; died: Malta
  • Woman Leaning ln a Draped Canvas, 1801
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • pencil, Conté crayon
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 29.2 x 19 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0169
Description

Half-length portrait of a woman who leans on a draped canvas with her hands folded together on top of the canvas. There are red accents on her hands, lips and ears.