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Nine Foxes Gathered Around a Tree: an Illustration of Aesop's Fable, "The Fox who Lost His Tail"

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Inscribed in pen with black ink, (on label, matted onto mount) upper left: "S. Howitt 1756-1822. | Exch: British Country LIfe Exhibition: 1937" | (inscribed in pen, with blue ink) [A?]rt Exhibition Beureau, 1952/3"; inscribed in pen with black ink (on label, matted onto mount) upper right: "D982"; inscribed in graphite, (on label, matted onto mount) lower right: "LGP"; inscribed in graphite, lower right: "French Pattern | F.g. [1 or I?] | B"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "4"
Medium: Watercolor, with pen, in black ink, over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper, mounted on, moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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England

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