Watercolor, graphite, black ink, and black chalk on paper
Overall: 12 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (32.7 x 25.1 cm)
Signed and dated at lower center in gray ink: "Audubon / 1827."
This bird is featured in alternate study 1863.18.4 but never engraved for Birds of America. This drawing is referred to in Maria Audubon's "Audubon and His Journals" as a gift created especially for the artist's mother.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.