Do you own documentary watercolours from before 1900? Share them here.

image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
image © Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Crax yarrellii

1836

Print after Edward Lear

From the collection

Title

Crax yarrellii

Date

1836

Artist

Print after Edward Lear

Description

Plate VI. Crax yarrellii, standing on a grassy bank in profile to right; illustration to William Jardine and Prideaux John Selby's 'Illustrations of Ornithology' (Edinburgh, London and Dublin: 1826-1843); after Edward Lear. 1836 Etching with hand-colouring.
Additional Makers: Print maker - William Home Lizars
Inscription: Lettered above image with plate number, below with 'N. S.', below image at centre with the title and date '1836', and close to image with artists' names: 'E. Lear, del. / Lizars, sc.'
For full details please visit the collection website

Disclaimer

TWW try to keep the information on this page up to date. However, for the most accurate information you should always consult the owning collection

From the Watercolour World

Location

State of Amazonas, Brazil

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Approximate

Medium

Category

Tags

Spotted an error? Let us know: enq[email protected]colourworld.org

Leave a comment

Do you know more about this painting and the story behind it? Please share your thoughts below.