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Identification and Creation
Object Number
4.1965.4
People
Unidentified Artist
Previously attributed to Josef Abel, Austrian (1764 - 1818)
Title
Plant and Insect Study: "Rock Breaker"; Polidamas Butterfly
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th-19th century
Culture
Austrian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311951
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Transparent and opaque watercolor with black ink, gum additions and traces of graphite on off-white modern laid paper
Dimensions
36.8 x 24 cm (14 1/2 x 9 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: letters G or C(?) [cut off]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Loan from the Collection of Edouard Sandoz
Object Number
4.1965.4
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2240 18th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/22/2019 - 02/25/2020

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