Study of a Dodo

Description
The dodo (Raphus cucullatus) was a flightless bird living on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius. It stood about a meter tall and weighed about 20 kilograms (44 lb). It has been extinct since the 1600s and the phrase "dead as a dodo" means undoubtedly dead.
Accession Loan No.
4/1865
Simple Name
painting
Full Name
Study of a Dodo
Medium
oil on canvas
Common Name
Study of a Dodo
Production Person Surname
Hart
Production Person Initials
F
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Collection Class
Paintings
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Production Date
c 1840
Production Year Low
1830
Production Year High
1850
Family Group

Dimensions
stretcher H 632 in; stretcher length 1100 in; frame H 763 in; frame length 1340 in
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:37
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:43:50

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