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

Hippotigris Quacha

Additional Title(s):

Hippotigris Quacha, the Quagga

Part Of:

Collective Title: Original Sketches of Animals & etc.

Date:
ca. 1837
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink and graphite on moderately thick, smooth, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/8 × 6 1/8 inches (10.5 × 15.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "from life"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Hippotigris Quacha. | The Quagga."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "pl XXIII"; inscribed in graphite, upper center: "50"

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:
B1981.25.2229
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:35142
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Christopher Plumb, Zebra, Reaktion Books, London, UK, p. 76, QL737.U62 P58 2018 (LC) (YCBA)


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