Study of a Sea Creature

Object Number: 
1953.261
Date: 
1814
Medium: 
Watercolor, brown ink, and graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 7 1/8 in. ( 13.7 x 18.1 cm ) mat: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: lower, ink: "Espece Dauguille de Mer Prise sur une Piece de Bois qui en Etait toute couverte/Amigo Protector, Juin 1814"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed below image in brown ink: "Espéce D'auguille de Mer Prise sûr une Pièce de Bois qui en Etait toute couverte. / amigo Protector. Juin 1814."
Description: 
Animal figure
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group