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"Black-eyed Thrush"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 21.9 x 20.2 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 199

 

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Bird in profile, facing to the left, perched on a branch against a plain background. The bird is predominantly olive green overlaid with darker hatched lines, with a black patch around the eye. The under parts are paler, with a yellow throat. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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