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Drawing

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Object information

Titles

  • Bird and rat eating a dead crocodile

Withdrawn from Sotheby's Sale 1 December 1964, (part of lot 58) by the Executors of the late Sir Bruce S. Ingram

Named entities

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1963.

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Bequeathed
  • Dates: 1964-11

Dating

  • Production date: in or before CE 1631

Maker(s)

Note

Preparatory drawing for p. 284 of the emblem book by Anton van Bourgoinge, 'Ghebreken der Tonghe', Antwerp, 1631.

Materials used in production

Components of the work

  • Support composed of laid paper
  • Drawn Area measuring: Height by mm by 55 by Width by mm by 71
  • Sheet Size measuring: Height by mm by 56 by Width by mm by 72

Techniques used in production

  • Drawing : Pen and brown ink with wash over graphite within drawn brown ink line, on laid paper, verso rubbed with green crayon

Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Identification numbers

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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