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.
Two studies of bats by Beatrix Potter, 1884
© The artist's estate
- Pen & ink Dimensions: 46 x 10 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £450 ( Total: £950)
- Acquired in:
- Martyn Gregory Gallery
Martyn Gregory Gallery.