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

The Crabodage, or Surinam Aguara Dog

Additional Title(s):

Canis Silvestris Guyaninis, Crabbadage of Surinam

Part Of:

Collective Title: Original Sketches of Animals & etc.

Date:
ca. 1837
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 13/16 × 7 1/2 inches (12.2 × 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Silvestris [guyaninis?] | chien des bois. Buf. domesticated speciman. | crabodage of Surinam."; inscribed in graphite, upper center: "107"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2285
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:35242
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