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"Volatile Thrush"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 25 x 19.2 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 222

 

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Bird, its body facing to the left and its head turned in profile to the right. It is perched on a tree stump on a green and yellow base against a plain background. The bird's head is black, the underparts are white, and the back, wings and tail are brown overlaid with black hatched lines. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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