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Creator:
Luigi Balugani, 1737–1770, Italian
Title:
Salvia nilotica Juss.ex Jacq. (Nile Sage): finished drawing of a flowering shoot and root
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 15/16 × 12 1/16 inches (40.5 × 30.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Sauge du Nil | No 5"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8888
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject
Access:
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Paul Hulton, Luigi Balugani's drawings of African plants, From the collection made by James Bruce of Kinnaird on his travels to discover the source of the Nile 1767-1773 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1991, p. 84, pl. 16, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15423
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