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

Gypaetus barbatus (Bearded Vulture)

Former Title(s):

Aquila chrysaetos (Golden Eagle)

Bird of Prey

Additional Title(s):

Nisser Werk

Date:
ca. 1768
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 × 9 7/8 inches (30.5 × 25.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Nisser Werk No 1"

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8703
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | Bearded Vulture | bird
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15614
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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, Follows p. 154-158 (vol. 5), DT377 B88 1790+ Oversize (YCBA Rare Books)


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