Asian Openbill Stork (Anastomus oscitans)
- Graphite and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 21 1/4 × 29 1/8 inches (54 × 74 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "19"; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "38"; in pen and black ink, lower left: "[Persian script]"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "In the collection of Lady Impey at Calcutta"
Earls of Derby collector's mark
Signed and dated in pen and ink, lower left: "Painted by [in Persian script: Gounghil] Native of Patna 1781"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- animal art | bird | shell | stork
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Shaykh Zayn-al-Din, active 1777–1782, Indian, Asian Openbill Stork (Anastomus oscitans), 1781