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

Golden-winged Cacique

Additional Title(s):

Xanthornus chrysopterus

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, and pen and black ink on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 1/8 × 4 3/8 inches (18.1 × 11.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "all raven black with | a glow of blue green | where marked - tail and | tips of the wings | lighter"; in brown ink, lower center: "Xanthornus chrysopterus | 2/3 long nat. | Sup. Pl. 9"; on verso in graphite, center left: "18"; center: "By Jame Sowerby"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.50
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bird | Golden-winged Cacique
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18243
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