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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea

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Common name: Grey Heron

Scientific name: Ardea cinerea

Accession number: 003

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: 1831-1841

"...a solitary Heron, like a monument of listless indolence - a bird petrified in its slumber".

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