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Creator:
John Bewick, 1760–1795, British
Title:
A Magpie
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper mounted to moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 12 1/4 inches (20.3 × 31.1 cm) and Mount: 10 × 14 1/4 inches (25.4 × 36.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left of mount: "D1210/ John Berwick 1760-1795 | On reverse, a landscape with figures mounted. Sheeps Wesheng Elthingham John Berwick, | Elizabethan in green truism : Thomas Berwick Bicentennial Exhibition: 1953Cat A036 ox by Thomas but I trust certainly"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4920
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | birds | branch | magpie | perch
Access:
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Publications:
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Elisabeth Fairman, Of green leaf , bird , and flower : artists' books and the natural world, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, ppp. 149, 229, N7650 .O4 2014

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14541
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