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

Black-backed Jackal

Additional Title(s):

Canis mesomelas, erxleben

Date:
ca. 1817
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, brown ink, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 × 7 inches (22.9 × 17.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "The Cape Fox | Canis Mesomelas"; lower right: "Renard | <cl...> Mesomelas Erxleben | <Ex> Erxleben", inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "23"

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: "Howitt"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.577
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | fox (animal)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10660
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