Red-Plumed Bird-of-Paradise (Paradisea Apoda Raggiana), Southeastern New Guinea
Watercolor with gouache over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Sheet: 19 1/8 × 13 15/16 inches (48.6 × 35.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "No Ref (underlined) | 18 (encircled) | Red-plumed Bird of Paradise (Paradisea apoda raggiana) | South-eastern New Guinea | LGW"; on back of mount, upper center: "ENGLISH SCHOOL (COLLETT?) | RED-PLUMED BIRD of PARADISE"
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
animal art | bird | branch | bird-of-paradise | feathers