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"Guttural Thrush"

Artist: Port Jackson Painter
Created: [between 1788 and 1797]
Dimensions: 22.4 x 18.7 cm
Reference: Watling Drawing - no. 219

 

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Bird in profile, facing to the right, perched on a branch against a plain background. The bird's head is black, extending in a band down to the throat around a white chin. The breast and belly are yellow, and the back is yellow-green overlaid with darker hatched lines. The wing and tail feathers are brown and yellow ovelaid with black hatched lines and white highlights. The drawing is framed by a pencil border and annotated in ink and pencil.

 

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