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

Untitled (Variety of Parrot - psittacus saphinius Forster - Otaheite)

Comments? Do please tell us: [email protected]

From the Collection

Description

Variety of Parrot (psittacus saphinius Forster - Otaheite); dark blue plumage with white throat and bright red beak and feet, perched on a branch to right. 1777. Watercolour and bodycolour, over graphite.
For full details please visit the collection website.

Image Licence

Image Credit

© Trustees of the British Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

Tahiti, French Polynesia

Medium