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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:

An Asian Openbill Stork (Anastomus oscitans)

Additional Title(s):

A Pondicherry Heron, (one of a pair)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink, gouache and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 7/16 × 17 5/16 inches (64.6 × 44 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "ardea pondiceriana Indian y.702. vos | Pondicherry Heron Gen [Sym?] r. 101"

Watermark: "W ELGAR"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.590
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | birds | ornithology | science | stork | taxonomy (discipline)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2231
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