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A Cockatoo

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From the Collection

Description

Inscribed in brown ink, upper right: "Zool. Journal. Pl. XVI"; on verso in graphite, lower left: "43"
Medium: Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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From the Watercolour World

Location

Australia

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Tww Comment

James de Carle Sowerby was the son of the botanical artist James Sowerby, who amassed a collection of plant and animal specimens at his home in Mead Place, London.