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Numero 8. Barca che ha per vela le ali d'un grandissimo Uccello (A boat that has the wings of a huge bird for sailing)
  • Filippo Morghen
    1730–after 1807
    born: Florence, Italy
  • Numero 8. Barca che ha per vela le ali d'un grandissimo Uccello (A boat that has the wings of a huge bird for sailing), circa 1764–1772
  • Raccolta della cose più notabili vedute dal Cavaliere Wild Scull, e dal sig: de la Hire nel lor famoso viaggio dalla Terra alla Luna (Series of Most Notable Views of the Knight, Wild Scull, on the Surface of the Moon)
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • etching
  • Paper Type: laid
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 279 x 390 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 x 15 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0043.09
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A large bird chained to a raft, foliage in foreground, tree with residence in left background.