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Creator:
Print made by unknown artist
Title:

This Celebrated Ewe was Bred and Fed, by Mr. Wilcox.

Date:
undated
Medium:
Etching and line engraving with hand coloring on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 20 x 24 3/8 inches (50.8 x 61.9 cm) and Image: 17 1/8 x 22 3/4 inches (43.5 x 57.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "C"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Lettered lower center: "This celebrated EWE, was Bred and Fed, by MR. WILCOX, of MOOR-HALL, Warwickshire, and allowed by Judges, to be the best, ever shown at BATH or LONDON, | is Nine Years Old, & has Bred seven Lambs."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1985.36.254
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
agronomy | animal art | ewe (animal) | farming | husbandry | obesity | science
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:44489
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Dudley Snelgrove, British Sporting and Animal Prints 1658-1874: A Catalogue, The Paul Mellon Collection , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1981, NE960.3 G7 B75 + Oversize (Mellon Shelf) (YCBA)


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