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"Cacomistle and Wood Rat." Botanical illustration with color note for the Spotted Skunk and Ringtail (Cacomistle) diorama, Hall of North American Mammals, 1940

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"Cacomistle and Wood Rat." Botanical illustration with color note for the Spotted Skunk and Ringtail (Cacomistle) diorama, Hall of North American Mammals, 1940

1940-06-10

1940-06-10

Watercolors

Pencil works

Mixed media

Watercolors

9 x 10 in

Spotted Skunk and Cacomistle

Older leaf - occasionally turns yellow at tip; Local color of leaf (top and underside are the same); Actual size; Leaf patterns; Spiral to left; Plan; Leaves appear in clusters of three; #8077; "Cacomistl and Wood Rat"; Plant #2 - Shiprock, N.M.; Ray de Lucia 6/10/40

This item contains an illustration and studies of an unknown plant. The plant has a brown stalk on which grows a vertical stem with clusters of small green leaves. Some leaves near the base of the stem are green with yellow tips. Text indicates that these are old leaves and a large, green color note shows the graduation of hue in the leaves in a single tile. Pencil illustrations on the right side of the item provide detailed views of the leaves. 9 x 10 in. Older leaf - occasionally turns yellow at tip; Local color of leaf (top and underside are the same); Actual size; Leaf patterns; Spiral to left; Plan; Leaves appear in clusters of three; #8077; "Cacomistl and Wood Rat"; Plant #2 - Shiprock, N.M.; Ray de Lucia 6/10/40

Shiprock, New Mexico, United States

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DeLucia, Raymond H. (artist), “"Cacomistle and Wood Rat." Botanical illustration with color note for the Spotted Skunk and Ringtail (Cacomistle) diorama, Hall of North American Mammals, 1940,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed July 3, 2022, https://images.library.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/8257.