King cobra Annada Prasad Bagchi
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Full body study of a King cobra ("Ophiophagus elaps") with three head studies to show scalation. The reptile is noted as being drawn from life. The painting is on two joined pieces of paper This painting forms plate 7 of "The Thanatophidia of India: being a description of the venomous snakes of the Indian peninsula, with an account of the influence of their poison on life, and a series of experiments", by Sir Joseph Fayrer FRS (1824-1907), J & A Churchill, London, 1872.
Original: watercolour on paper and board. 1872
- Image reference: RS-8449
- The Royal Society
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