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

African Wild Dog

Additional Title(s):

Lycoan Venatius, Canis Pictus?

Part Of:

Collective Title: Original Sketches of Animals & etc.

Date:
ca. 1837
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, brown in- and graphite on moderately thick, smooth, white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 5/16 × 6 1/2 inches (11 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Lycaon venaticus | canis pictus? Tem."; inscribed in graphite, upper center: "102"

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:
B1981.25.2280
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:35236
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