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Studies of a European Otter

Photo credit: The Henry Barber Trust, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

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Studies of a European otter (lutra lutra) with further studies of its paws and webbed feet. It is likely that the animal was drawn in one of the many menageries and natural history collections in the Netherlands during the 18th century.

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Birmingham


Date

c.1700

Medium

pencil, grey wash & brown wash on paper

Measurements

H 15.7 x W 16.3 cm

Accession number

2016.8

Acquisition method

purchased, 2016

Work type

Drawing & watercolour


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The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 2TS England

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