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Creator:
James Sowerby, 1756–1822, British
Title:

Grebes

Former Title(s):

Two Ducks with a Nest

Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray wash, brown wash, white gouache, and graphite on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 6 1/2 inches (19.7 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "54"

Watermark: "G&BP 1794"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.23
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | eggs | Grebes | nest (animal architecture)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18216
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