Commiphora gileadensis (L.) C. Chr. (Balm of Gilead, Opobalsam): finished drawing if tree's habit (with roots)
- Watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 9 3/4 × 12 1/2 inches (24.8 × 31.8 cm)
Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, center right: "Balessan No. 1"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
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- IIIF Manifest:
James Bruce, Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773 , Edinburgh, 1790, p. 16-26 (vol. 5), DT377 B88 1790+ Oversize (YCBA Rare Books) [ORBIS]
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. 75-76, pl. 6, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA) [YCBA]