- Graphite on white, slightly textured laid paper
- Sheet: 6 7/8 x 8 7/8 inches (17.5 x 22.5 cm)
Inscribed in artist's hand in graphite upper left: "Sometimes 3 sometimes 5 on a stalk | leaves | These were mostly 4 | Another kind has only 3 LEAVES"; in artist's hand in graphite upper right: "oak hedge"; in artist's hand in graphite center left: "end of bough"; in artist's hand in graphite lower left: "BRIAR | Blackberry plant | Stalk towards end of light"; in artist's hand in graphite lower center: lying flat | size A"; in artist's hand in graphite lower right: "Traced round | from largest leaf | ground plan | Fibers clearly projecting on under side of leaf"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
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Elisabeth Fairman, Of green leaf , bird , and flower : artists' books and the natural world, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, p. 16, 17, fig. 5, N7650 .O4 2014