The Sky Lark, illustration from 'A History of British Birds' by William Yarrell, first published 1843
Yarrell, William (1784-1856). English. Medium: woodcut. Date: 1843. The Skylark (latin: Alauda) is a genus of larks and the subject of Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley's (1792-1822) 1820 poem 'To a Skylark'. Provenance: Private Collection.