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Creator:
Richard Brookes, 1721–1763
Title:

Fireflies

Date:
1760
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 5/8 × 3 3/8 inches (14.3 × 8.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, upper center: "Fire fly", center: "Firefly", lower left:" A lot of Grasshopper | A dorr"

Signed in pen and black ink, lower left: " R.Brookes Delin 1760"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.89
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
insects | still life
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12527
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