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  • Study of the Queen's Robes (Study for Portrait of Queen Victoria), ca. 1838
    Thomas Sully (American, born England, 1783–1872)
    Graphite on paper

    9 1/16 x 7 3/8 in. (23 x 18.8 cm)
    Lent by Mrs. Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1994 (L.1994.29.2)

    Sully received special permission to have his daughter Blanch pose in the queen's coronation robes, so as not to bother Her Majesty with so many sittings. This drawing records the detail of the back of the gown.

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    Study of the Queen's Robes (Study for Portrait of Queen Victoria), ca. 1838
    Thomas Sully (American, born England, 1783–1872)
    Graphite on paper

    9 1/16 x 7 3/8 in. (23 x 18.8 cm)
    Lent by Mrs. Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1994 (L.1994.29.2)


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