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Creator:
George Edwards, 1694–1773, British
Title:

Atlas Moth

Date:
ca. 1758
Medium:
Watercolor with gouache over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 × 11 1/8 inches (22.9 × 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Watermark:[fragment: fluer-de-lis within a shield], [similar to Heawood 1723]; partial watermark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.462
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors-Sketchbooks
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | butterfly | Color | pattern
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9454
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