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"Pied Flycatcher"

Artist: Watling, Thomas
Created: [between 1792 and 1797]
Dimensions: 15.6 x 14.9 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 267

 

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Bird in profile, facing to the left, perched on a branch against a plain background. The bird's head and upper parts are predominantly black, with white patches at the base of the wing and neck, and white markings on the wing and til feathers. The underparts are white-grey. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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