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Creator:
Samuel Howitt, 1756–1822, British
Title:

A Woodcock

Additional Title(s):

Scolopax Minor

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen, in brown ink, over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 5/16 × 6 3/8 inches (21.1 × 16.2 cm) and Image: 6 × 4 1/16 inches (15.2 × 10.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Scolopax Minor"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "[9 or g?] | D3255"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Signed in pen with brown ink, lower right: "Howitt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.935
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46999
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