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

A Snipe

Date:
1794
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 × 8 1/8 inches (33 × 20.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "By James Sowerby"; on verso, upper center: "[...] Gallinago snipe Dec 21. 1794"; lower left: "5"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.52
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | Snipes
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18245
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