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Creator:
Samuel Howitt, 1756–1822, British
Title:

North American Lynx

Date:
ca. 1817
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and brown ink over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 × 6 3/4 inches (22.9 × 17.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "[partially cut off]... is the same color as the [?]/ has Howitt [sic] and note?"; in graphite, lower center: "North American Lynx. Var?/ ref majors supported the Canada Lynx in a warmer provience; in graphite", lower left: "34".

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Howitt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.578
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | branch | lynx | tree
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10659
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