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Studies of Fairies with a Pair of Hands (possibly representing the Opening of Pandora's Box?)

Artist:
William Lock the Younger (British, 1767–1847)
Date:
1784
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, and white gouache
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 15/16 x 21 3/4 in. (38 x 55.3 cm), irreg.
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.264
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and brown ink at the upper right of the verso: "W.m Lock Aug.t 1784 --"

Inscription: Inscribed in brown ink at the center right of the recto: "Adieu"
Elizabeth Lock, later Lady Wallscourt (British, 19th century); Joseph, 13th Lord Wallscourt (British); Daniel Shackleton (Edinburgh), prob. purchased Ireland from descendants of preceding; Christie's, London, Nov. 20, 2003, lot 35; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 8, 2014–December 8, 2014.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 8, 2014–December 8, 2014.

Daniel Shackleton, Exhibition of Drawings by William Lock of Norbury, 1767-1847 (pamphlet published in conjunction with an exhibition held at Daniel Shackleton, in conjunction with the Edinburgh Festival, 1990), cat. no. 1.
Exhibition of Drawings by William Lock of Norbury (1767-1847). Ex. cat. Daniel Shackleton, 1990, cat. no. 1.



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