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Creator:
Attributed to Charles Collins, 1660–1744, British
Title:
Egyptian Vulture
Date:
ca. 1736
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, pen and gray ink, and graphite with scratching out on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 × 23 inches (48.3 × 58.4 cm) and Mount: 21 1/4 × 26 1/2 inches (54 × 67.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount, lower left: "Egyptian Vultur | LT"; lower right: "23 1/2 x 19 1/4"; inscribed on back of mount in pen and black ink: "Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture [...]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6165
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | beak | bird | feathers | vulture
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8161
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