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Creator:
Attributed to James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:

Brucea antidysenterica J. Miller (James Bruce's Tree): finished drawing with stem of fruits added

Additional Title(s):

Wooginoos or Brucea antidysenterica leaves, flowers and fruit

Date:
1769–73
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 3/8 × 10 1/2 inches (36.5 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Wooginoos | or Brucea the flowers to be added from the [...] Drawing No 2"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8918
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15451
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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. 69-73 (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. 100-101, pl. 250, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA)

Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, p. 497, cat. 29.28, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)


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