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

A Bird

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

Inscribed in graphite lower center: "Bill [...] an inch long- Lenght from | the top of the head to the tip of the | tail about 5 inches [...] feathers | black. | By James Sowerby"; on verso in graphite, upper left: "19"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.62
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bird
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18255
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