A Lady Seated in a Chair, between 1790 and 1792

  • John Hoppner, English, 1758-1810

Black, red, and white chalk on tan laid paper

  • Sheet: 17 3/8 × 11 3/8 inches (44.1 × 28.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund

34.114.A

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Chalk
  • Laid paper
  • Woman
  • Drawing
  • England

Inscribed, in red chalk, verso, upper left, in two distinct hands: Phoebe Hoppner Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower right: E.2798 [in circle]

(E. Parsons and Sons, London, England); 1934-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp. 248-249, no. 118, p. 158 (pl. xxx).

John Hoppner, A Lady Seated in a Chair, between 1790 and 1792, black, red, and white chalk on tan laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund, 34.114.A.