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Creator:
Print made by George Bickham, 1683/4–1758, British
after Francis Barlow, 1622–1704, British
Published by Henry Overton, 1675/6–1751, British
Title:

One eagle, one owl and three owlets, a Pl. for 'A New Drawing Book...of Various Kinds of Birds Drawn from the Life by Mr. Francis Barlow' 1731 (1 of 9)

Part Of:

Collective Title: A New Drawing Book Consisting of Various Kinds of Birds, Drawn from the Life by Mr. Francis Barlow

Date:
1731
Medium:
Etching on medium, smooth, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/16 x 7 5/16 inches (28.8 x 18.6 cm), Plate: 8 3/8 x 6 inches (21.2 x 15.3 cm), and Image: 7 1/16 x 4 15/16 inches (18 x 12.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in black ink, lower left inside image (difficult to see): "Barlow | Bickham Scul Fecit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1005
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | attacking | birds | eagle (bird) | feathers | forest | hunting | landscape | nest (animal architecture) | offspring | owl | owlets | prey | protection | talons | tree | trunk | wings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41448
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