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Creator:
William Lewin, 1747–1795, British
Title:

Hoopoe: Common Hoopoe

Date:
before 1790
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, smooth white vellum
Dimensions:
8 1/4 × 6 5/8 inches (21 × 16.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verson in graphite, center: "Hoopoe"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.607
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | beak | bird | perch
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10679
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Elisabeth Fairman, Of green leaf , bird , and flower : artists' books and the natural world, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, pp. 156, 230, N7650 .O4 2014 [ORBIS]


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