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Peasant Women from Ragusa

Artist:
Richard Parkes Bonington (British, Arnold, Nottinghamshire 1802–1828 London)
Date:
1826
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown ink, and brush and watercolor
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 11/16 x 5 5/16 in. (22 x 13.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David T. Schiff, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.235
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in graphite in upper center of recto: "shoe worn by all slaves of the South. It is made of sheepskin with straps"
Inscribed in graphite at upper right corner of recto:"fleurs a l'oreille"
Inscribed in graphite at left center margin of recto: "tablier en tapissirie sur le ventre- an apron covering the stomach"
Inscribed in graphite at bottom of recto: "Femmes de Raguse (paysannes) herzogovnie; Le soulier l'opanke commoune a tous les slaves du Sud depuis Trieste jusque'a... [?]... il est forme d'une peau de mouton attaché de lines."
Inscribed in pen and brown ink at bottom center of recto: "Le voile A est en soie blanche"
Inscribed in graphite at upper center of verso: "Les [indecipherable] en Francais sont ou [indecipherable]"
Inscribed in pen and brown ink in upper left of verso: "1889 6038 H"
Inscribed in graphite in center of verso: "Blame"
Inscribed in graphite in center of verso: "Marcel"
David T. and Lisa Schiff; Vendor: C. G. Boerner LLC, New York Donor: David T. and Lisa Schiff
Jacob Bean "Departmental Accessions: Drawings." Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1977 - June 30, 1978. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 108, New York, 1978, p. 37.



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