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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Title:

Bauhinia farec Desv. : finished drawing of a flowering shoot, with details of flowers below

Additional Title(s):

Farik No.11

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 9/16 × 9 13/16 inches (31.9 × 24.9 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 11 3/8 × 8 9/16 inches (28.9 × 21.7 cm), and Image: 10 1/4 × 7 1/2 inches (26 × 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "No border but to be plain as the rest"; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper left: "Farik No 11"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8896
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15430
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James Bruce, Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773 , Edinburgh, 1790, precedes p. 57-64 (vol. 5), DT377 B88 1790+ Oversize (YCBA Rare Books)

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. 85, pl. 151, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA)


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