Two studies of bats by Beatrix Potter

This drawing of two bats, executed when Beatrix Potter was just eighteen, illustrates a youthful interest in the scientific portrayal of creatures from natural history which was to last throughout her life.

Details

Medium:
Pen & ink
Dimensions:
46 x 10 cm
Art Fund grant:
£450 ( Total: £950)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Martyn Gregory Gallery

Provenance

Martyn Gregory Gallery.

Venue details

Armitt Museum and Library Rydal Road, AMBLESIDE Cumbria LA22 9BL 01539 431212 www.armitt.com

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £3.50)

Mon - Sat, 10am - 5pm (last admission 4.30pm)

Closed over Christmas holidays

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