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Creator:
George Edwards, 1694–1773, British
Title:
Pied Wagtail and Dragonfly
Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 7/8 × 8 inches (25.1 × 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "Wagtail"; in graphite, upper right: "51"; inscribed on back in graphite, lower center: "D 3416/ George Edwarsd 1694-1773 | a pied wagtail | from an album of the artist's | drawings which belonged to his | descendants | LGD"

[Fragment - crown] Fleur-de-lis.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9723
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bird | dragonfly | insect
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Publications:
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Elisabeth Fairman, Of green leaf , bird , and flower : artists' books and the natural world, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2014, pp. 220, 221, 229, N7650 .O4 2014

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9509
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