Thomas Pennant

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Thomas Pennant
1726-1798
Fish and Snail
Gouache and pencil on paper.
10 5/8 x 14 11/16 inches (270 x 373 mm)
Gift of Mr. Henry S. Morgan.
1961.6:12

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Inscribed in Thomas Pennant's hand in pen and brown ink at upper center, "Coryphona Hippuris Lin. syst. 446. arted. syn.28".

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Jekyll Catesby; Thomas Pennant; David Pennant; Henry S. Morgan.
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One of fourteen drawings and one colored proof engraving removed from Mark Catesby's "The Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands...", 2 vol., London, 1731-1743 (PML 45708-45709).

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