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Creator:
unknown artist, (Company Artist)
Title:

Two Bulls and a Male Nylghy

Date:
ca. 1812
Medium:
Graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/4 × 18 3/8 inches (32.4 × 46.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed extensively in graphite with numeric measurements; in graphite, upper right: "Black Hoofs | Horns | Rump | Brush of Tail | Knees"; upper right: "Neck and Body rather even | thick, taut and rather even | black"; lower left: "Bull 5 years old belonging to | [...] & Washerman"; lower center: "A small Bull 5 1/2 years old belonging to | Capt. Lee and used for the purpose | of drawing the Children's Carriage"; lower right: "Male Nylghy Calf 1 Month old | belonging to Mr. Carfield's livery"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B2006.14.15
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:54338
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