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Creator:
Samuel Howitt, 1756–1822, British
Title:
A Tiger Resting: the frontispiece for "Oriental Field Sports"
Date:
1805
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/8 × 13 inches (23.2 × 33 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in brown ink, lower right: "Howitt"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2006.14.27
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | palm trees | resting | rocks (landforms) | tiger
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29)

Adapting the Eye: an archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-10-11 - 2011-12-31)

Publications:
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Michael Sack, India on transferware, a compendium on Indian scenes on transferware together with their source prints , Transferware Collectors Club, [S.l.], 2009, p. 149, NK4277 S34 2009 (YCBA)

Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p. 36, no. 137, V2359 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54372
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