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Creator:
Richard Brookes, 1721–1763
Title:

The Humble Bee and Insects

Date:
1760
Medium:
Pen and black ink and gray wash on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
5 5/8 × 3 1/2 inches (14.3 × 8.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, upper left: "The Humble Bee. In upper right: " A Blatta". Lower right: "Blatta's Glow worms"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.93
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bees | insects
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12534
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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. 174, 229, N7650 .O4 2014 [ORBIS]


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