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A Group of 5 Exceptional Watercolor Drawings

A Group of 5 Exceptional Watercolor Drawings

Each depicting different animals: a squirrel, cow, rooster, horse and one w/two birds. Dated and Inscribed, “Elizabeth Hoff 1858”. Translations of inscriptions on reverse.

Cow Watercolor

Translation:
“The Good Cow is very reliable, as experience teaches daily”

Rooster Watercolor

Translation:
“The cock cries ‘cock-a-doodle-doo’ in order to wake the people early”

Squirrel Watercolor

Translation:
“The Squirrel swells in the trees, and is small, lively little animal and is very nimble and leaps with great joy”

Horse Watercolor

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~ ITEM DETAILS ~

Dimensions: Two Birds, 4 3/4" x 6"; Cow, 5 1/2” x 5 1/8”; Rooster, 4 7/8” x 4 1/4”; Squirrel, 7 ¾” x 4 ¾”; Horse, 8" x 5 1/8"
Maker / Origin: Dated and Inscribed, “Elizabeth Hoff 1858”, York County, Pennsylvania
Medium: Watercolor on wove paper.
Miscellaneous: Excellent condition.

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