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Creator:
Luigi Balugani, 1737–1770, Italian
Title:

Euphorbia abyssinica J.F. Gmel. (Ethiopian Tree-Spurge): finished drawing of the tree's habit

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 5/8 × 9 1/2 inches (32.1 × 24.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Kol-quall No. 14"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8910
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15444
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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, p. 41-44 (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. 81, pl. 11, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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