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Creator:
Sawrey Gilpin, 1733–1807, British
Title:

Study of an Elephant

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 7/8 × 8 3/4 inches (17.5 × 22.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

watermarks: similar to Heawood 217 (Britannia)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.342
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | elephant (animal) | study (visual work)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7260
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Christopher Plumb, The Georgian menagerie : exotic animals in eighteenth-century London, I.B. Tauris, London, 2015, op. 158, fig. 7, QL73.G72 L667 2015


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