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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Bewick, 1753–1828, British
Title:

Zebra

Date:
1799
Medium:
Wood-engraving on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 11/16 x 14 5/8 inches (24.6 x 37.2 cm), Plate: 7 x 9 1/2 inches (17.8 x 24.2 cm), and Image: 3 7/8 x 4 5/8 inches (9.8 x 11.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, along left edge of paper: ""Zebra", designed & engraved by Thomas Bewick, finished at Newcastle by Sol[?sal]omn Has[...] 17(last two numbers cut off), [...](last two words partially cut off)"; lower left corner: "Hugo 3379 / or 3381"; lower right: (IXYA C-14) (Hugp 3381)"; inscribed in brown ink, on accompanying sheet: "A wood cut of a "Zebra" designed and engraved by Thomas Bewick | ____ Newcastle: printed by Solomon Hodgson (?Hoopson). A.D. 1799. ____only | 150. copies printed ____This cut was engraved for Mr Pidcock, while he | was in Newcastle, with his celebrated collection of wild beasts. _________ | Mr. Bewick had a few impressions taken off on drawing paper; which | as (well as the 3 preceeding) are now very seldom to be met with (?wish) _________ wiA(?wish) 1[...]60"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles Ryskamp in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.16
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | bushes | grass | rocks (landforms) | stripes | zebra (mammal)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9892
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Christopher Plumb, Zebra, Reaktion Books, London, UK, p. 6, QL737.U62 P58 2018 (LC) (YCBA)


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