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Creator:
James Sowerby, 1756–1822, British
Title:
A Sun-Bear
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/2 × 6 inches (16.5 × 15.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "inside of nostrils flesh | [...] | under too dark | keep these 4 toes | close"; on verso in graphite, upper right: "27"

Watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.88
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bear | Sun Bear
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18280
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