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Creator:
Luigi Balugani, 1737–1770, Italian
Title:
Aloe Macrocarpa (aloe): outline of habit, right, rough outline of inflorescence, with floral details
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Image: 8 3/4 x 12 3/8 inches (22.2 x 31.5 cm) and Sheet: 8 3/4 × 12 3/8 inches (22.2 × 31.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8936
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Paul Hulton, Luigi Balugani's drawings of African plants, From the collection made by James Bruce of Kinnaird on his travels to discover the source of the Nile 1767-1773 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1991, recto p. 111; verso p. 102, recto right pl. 304; verso pl. 310, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30150
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