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Creator:
Charles Hamilton Smith, 1776–1859, Belgian
Title:

The Hlymar, or Hamur, Persian Wild Ass

Former Title(s):

Asinus Haniar, Ghoor Khur or Wild Ass of Persia

Part Of:

Collective Title: Original Sketches of Animals & etc.

Date:
ca. 1837
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, black ink and graphite on medium, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 7/8 × 6 3/8 inches (9.8 × 16.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "al.Hamar"; inscribed in pen and gray ink, lower left: "Ghoor Khur or | Wild Ass of Persia"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Ke[?] Porter"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "pl XX"; inscribed in graphite, upper center: "45"

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "chs", not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2224
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:35137
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