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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

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

Rooster Watercolor

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

Squirrel Watercolor

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

Horse Watercolor



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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