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

Millettia ferruginea (Hochst.) Baker: finished drawing with a few details excluded

Additional Title(s):

Sassa or Buberra (details)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 15/16 × 12 1/8 inches (40.5 × 30.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Sassa or Buberra [...] | The parts of the flower as dissected here are to be transferred to the other Drawing No | 1 [...] the Large leaves here to be omitted [...] only the parts that [...] its kind of flowers"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9113
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
botanical subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15541
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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. 18, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA)


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