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

Sagittarius serpentarius (Secretary Bird)

Date:
ca. 1768
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 × 10 3/8 inches (36.2 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "[...]"; in pen and brown ink lower left: "Sheitan [...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8704
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | Secretarybird
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15615
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