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The red Wing'd Starling. The broad leaved candle-berry Myrtle.

1727-1731 Mark Catesby Born: Essex, England 1682 Died: London, England 1749 hand-colored etching on paper plate: 10 3/8 x 13 7/8 in. (26.3 x 35.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1981.10.1 Not currently on view


Keywords

Animal - bird - starling

Study - botanical study - Broad-leaved candle-berry myrtle

graphic arts - print

paper

etching - hand-colored

About Mark Catesby

Born: Essex, England 1682 Died: London, England 1749

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