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Creator:
William Henry Hunt, 1790–1864, British
Title:
Plums and Mulberries
Date:
ca. 1860
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and gum over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 x 9 1/2 inches (19.7 x 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in brown ink, lower right: "W. HUNT"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5923
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
blackberries | botanical subject | botany | dirt | food | fruit | ivy | leaves | moss | mulberries | oval | plums | science | shadows | snail | still life | twigs
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Works of Splendor and Imagination - The Exhibition Watercolor 1770-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, 1981-09-16 - 1981-11-22)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2007-07-11 - 2007-09-30)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-06-09 - 2008-08-17)

Great British Watercolors from the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art (The State Hermitage Museum, 2007-10-23 - 2008-01-13)

Unto this Last: 200 Years of John Ruskin (Yale Center for British Art, 2019-09-05 - 2019-12-08)

Publications:
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Timothy J. Barringer, Unto this last : two hundred years of John Ruskin, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, p. 173, cat. 29, NJ18.R895 .B37 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Elisabeth Fairman, Of green leaf , bird , and flower : artists' books and the natural world, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, p. 116, N7650 .O4 2014

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10867
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