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Creator:
Robert Blyth, 1750–1784
Title:

Lady's Slipper (Cypripedium Canadense, Calceolus Maria)

Date:
1770
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 5/8 inches (37.8 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Cypripedium Canadense"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "15 | Olive"; in pen and black ink, lower right: "Calceolus Maria"

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "R. Blyth pinxt. 1770."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2397
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20040
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