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Creator:
Andrew Fyfe, 1752–1824, British
Title:

Eragrostis Tef

Former Title(s):

Unidentified Grass

Additional Title(s):

Teff

Date:
1775
Medium:
Watercolor on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 7/8 × 11 7/8 inches (40.3 × 30.2 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 13 1/8 × 9 3/8 inches (33.3 × 23.8 cm), and Image: 12 7/8 × 1/8 inches (32.7 × 0.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in brown ink lower left: "A. Fyfe Edinb.h Botanical Garden 1775"

Watermark: 'J Whatman'

Signed in brown ink lower right: A. Fyfe

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8893
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject | grass | plant
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15427
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