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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Title:

Panicum deustum Thunb. (Wild Millet): finished drawing of whole plant in flower

Additional Title(s):

Unidentified Grass with Tiny Red Flowers

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 15/16 × 12 1/8 inches (40.5 × 30.8 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 11 5/16 × 8 9/16 inches (28.7 × 21.7 cm), and Image: 10 1/8 × 7 7/16 inches (25.7 × 18.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper left: "No 1"

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8902
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15436
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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. 110, pl. 300, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA)


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