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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Bewick, 1753–1828, British
Title:

"The Mute Swan" or "Tame Swan"

Additional Title(s):

The Mute Swan, or Tame Swan (Anas Cygnus mansuetus, Lin.--Le Cygne, Buff.)

Date:
undated
Medium:
Wood-engraving on thin, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 5 1/16 x 5 3/16 inches (12.8 x 13.2 cm) and Image: 3 1/4 x 3 5/8 inches (8.2 x 9.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Marked in yellow ink, on back, stamped: "[...] | [...] | GALLERY | OF FINE | ARTS"

Lettered, in black ink, center under image: "THE MUTE SWAN, | OR TAME SWAN. | (Anas Cygnus mansuetus, Lin.--Le Cygne, Buff.)" (Anas Cygnus Mansuetus, Le Cygne both in italics)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Emerson Tuttle, B.A. 1914
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.673
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | branches | bushes | grass | lake | pond | river | white
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36435
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