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Creator:
Thomas Rowlandson, 1756–1827, British
Title:

Butterfly Hunting

Additional Title(s):

The Butterfly Catcher Spoiling the Bed of Tulips

Date:
ca. 1806
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and gray ink over graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
5 1/4 x 7 3/16 inches (13.3 x 18.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.60
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
butterflies | doorway | garden | genre subject | hunting | leisure | men | net (object) | parterres | running | sporting art | tulips | windows | women
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:5587
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Elisabeth Fairman, Of green leaf , bird , and flower : artists' books and the natural world, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, pp. 26, 27. 230, fig. 19, N7650 .O4 2014 [ORBIS]


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