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Creator:
Possibly Joseph Wolf, 1820–1899, German
Title:

Chaffinch

Date:
ca. 1840
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen in brown ink, over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 3/4 × 4 1/16 inches (12.1 × 10.3 cm) and Image: 2 5/8 × 2 13/16 inches (6.7 × 7.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, lower center: "Der Buchfink.; inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Chaffinch 1"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "82.77"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1378
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46218
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