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

A Goose

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 × 11 3/4 inches (24.1 × 29.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "[...] 3 Inches to a foot | ft [...] | length 3 " 2 | Bill 0 " 2 | Neck 1 " 0 | Wing 1 " 8 | Leg 0 " 8 | June 24, 1808"; lower right: "By James Sowerby | 50"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.147
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | water
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18354
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