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Creator:
Luigi Balugani, 1737–1770
Title:

Erythrina abyssinica DC. (Lucky Bean): finished drawing but with many minor details altered

Part Of:

Collective Title: Forty-one Botanical Drawings with Notes in Three Dark Green cloth Volumes

Date:
undated
Materials & Techniques:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 15/16 × 12 5/16 inches (40.5 × 31.3 cm), Binding: 16 inches (40.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "7"; lower center: "Kuara"; on verso in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Kuara"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6467g
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:58116
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Paul Hulton, Luigi Balugani's drawings of African plants, From the collection made by James Bruce of Kinnaird on his travels to discover the source of the Nile 1767-1773 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1991, p. 87, pl. 161, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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