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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798, British
Title:

A Cheetah killing an Antelope

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/4 × 5 7/8 inches (14.6 × 14.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "No 57"; lower center: "Sketch of a Tiger of the Cheetah Kind | killing an Antelope | [...] from an Indian Enamel | painting [...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22372
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17731
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Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 38, no. 149, V2359 (YCBA)


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