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Creator:
Samuel Howitt, 1756–1822, British
Title:
Abyssinian Dog
Date:
ca. 1813
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and brown ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 7/8 × 7 5/8 inches (25.1 × 19.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left.: "make four toes on each foot; in graphite", lower center.: "C. Abyssinius".; in graphite, lower right.: "from life [?] Exeter [illeg]/ now preserved at Riddels/ 1813/ 24."

Watermark: J WHATMAN/1813

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.562
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | dog (animal)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10642
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