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Creator:
Unknown artist, probably Indian
formerly attributed to George Edwards, 1694–1773, British
Title:

Yellow-eyed Babbler (Chrysomma sinense) perched on Chinese hat plant (Holmskioldia sanguinea)

Former Title(s):

A Rose Eyed Nightingale

Date:
ca. 1770
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and pen and ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/4 × 25 1/2 inches (46.4 × 64.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "Bird. | Golaub Chissom | Rose Eye'd Nightingale"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1968
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bird | botanical subject | plants (botany)
Associated Places:
India
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9456
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