A set of five Christmas cards featuring detail from 'Design for a Cartouche Supported by Putti, c1741' by Hubert-Francois Gravelot (1699-1773), from the museum's collection at Gainsborough's House.
Message inside: Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
15 x 21 cm
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One design with envelopes
FSC [ from sustainable forests], chlorine free, acid free and recyclable.
Packed in a bio-degradable and compostable cello bag.
Hubert-François Gravelot (1699-1773) was a prolific and versatile designer who moved from Paris to London in 1732 and is credited with introducing the French ‘Rococo’ style to England. He was a drawing master at the St Martin’s Lane Academy and mentored Gainsborough at the outset of his career.
Hubert-François Gravelot (1699-1773)
'Design for a Cartouche Supported by Putti, c1741'
Pencil with pen and ink on paper
26 x 22 cm