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Creator:
Thomas Bewick, 1753–1828, British
Title:

Study for "The Pinche or Red Tailed Monkey" (formerly the Cottenhead Marmoset)

Date:
ca. 1785-1789
Medium:
Pen and black ink and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/8 × 9 1/2 inches (18.1 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, upper left: " Le Singe - Lion, on Jetee - from the Spanish Main" Inscribed in graphite, beginning in upper left: "{ The White crowned Marmoset ( Oedipomidias oedipus) . NE Colmbia | Pivoche Comun | d2219 | Thomas Berwick 1753-1828 | c. 1785-1789 The inscription above is Berwick's own | heard for a corresponding drawing by | Berwick in just this technique of his | Water Rat in the B 14. 1882-3-11-1109, | presented by Miss Isabella Berwick | LGD | This drawing is engraved in reverse in Berwick's History of | Quadropeds, 1791, p 441, under the title " The Paiche , or | Red-Tailed Monkey. "

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1021
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12775
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