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Creator:
Shaykh Zayn-al-Din, active 1777–1782, Indian
Title:

Asian Openbill Stork (Anastomus oscitans)

Date:
1781
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/4 × 29 1/8 inches (54 × 74 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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
Accession Number:
B2016.26
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bird | shell | stork
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:73008
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A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions, New Haven, 2017, p. 24, V2724 (YCBA)


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