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Creator:
James Sowerby, 1756–1822, British
Title:

Tusked Walruses

Date:
undated
Medium:
Gouache and graphite on medium, smooth, greenish-yellow, vellum paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 13/16 × 5 15/16 inches (19.8 × 15.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "[21?] or "[2/?]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Attributed to | D3H69/ George Edwards 1694-1773 | The artist visited Norway in 1718 | LGD"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1254
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | snow | walruses
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:47074
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