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

Lawsonia inermis L. (Henna): finished drawing of a flowering leafy shoot

Date:
ca. 1769
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 3/8 × 14 1/2 inches (51.8 × 36.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9124
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15552
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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. 91, pl. 181, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA)


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