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

Millettia ferruginea (Hochst) Baker: finished drawing

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 × 12 inches (40.6 × 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, lower center: "Sasso or Buberra No 1 the flower dissected in parts to be transferred from the | other Leaf No 2 & distributed as gracefully as possible at the bottom of this"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center left: "indigofera"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9112
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15540
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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. 88, pl. 167, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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