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Creator:
William Hayes, active 1775–1794, British
Title:

A Crane

Date:
1791
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, pen and black ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/8 × 13 1/8 inches (43.5 × 33.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Crane"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "D.320"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower right: "WHayes May | 1791"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5284
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bird
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10366
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Christopher Plumb, The Georgian menagerie : exotic animals in eighteenth-century London, I.B. Tauris, London, 2015, p. 212, fig. 12, QL73.G72 L667 2015


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