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Creator:
Luigi Balugani, 1737–1770, Italian
Title:

?Chloris (Rhodes Grass): finished drawing of flowering grass

Part Of:

Collective Title: Forty-one Botanial Drawings with Notes in three Dark Green cloth Volumes

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 15/16 × 12 5/16 inches (40.5 × 31.3 cm) and Binding: 16 1/4 inches (41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "[...] | 3"; in graphite, lower left: "sei piedi Inglesi"; on verso in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Muem il Msalib"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6469(c)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:58123
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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. 108-109, pl. 294, QK98.183 B2 H85 1991 (YCBA)


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