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

A Bear

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 7 1/4 inches (22.5 × 18.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center right: "eyes too far | apart"; on verso in graphite, center: "59"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.89
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18281
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Christopher Plumb, The Georgian menagerie : exotic animals in eighteenth-century London, I.B. Tauris, London, 2015, p. 75, fig. 2, QL73.G72 L667 2015


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