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Creator:
Yinka Shonibare CBE (RA), born 1962, British
Title:
Mrs Pinckney and the Emancipated Birds of South Carolina
Date:
2017
Medium:
Fiberglass mannequin, Dutch wax-printed cotton textile, birdcage, birds, leather, and globe
Dimensions:
Overall: 97 × 51 × 27 inches (246.4 × 129.5 × 68.6 cm) and Base or socle: 2 × 54 inches (5.1 × 137.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Acquired with funds from the Bequest of Daniel S. Kalk, the Director's Discretionary Fund, and the Friends of British Art Fund
Copyright Status:
© Copyright Yinka Shonibare CBE (RA), 2017.
Accession Number:
B2017.17
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
American goldfinch | birdcage | birds | globe | Indigo bunting | painted bunting | portrait
Associated People:
Pinckney, Elizabeth [Eliza] Lucas (1722?–1793), agricultural innovator in America
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Enlightened Princesses - Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World (Historic Royal Palaces, 2017-06-22 - 2017-11-12)

Enlightened Princesses - Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World (Yale Center for British Art, 2017-02-02 - 2017-04-30)

Publications:
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Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 169, p.170, p. 171, N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA)

Joanna Marschner, Enlightened Princesses : Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the Shaping of the Modern World, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 2017, pp. 530-531, fig. 31.03, NX543 +.E55 2017 Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:73165
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