Blue Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus), Havell plate no. 361
Watercolor, graphite, oil, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache, scratching out, scraping, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 23 3/4 x 35 7/8 in. (60.3 x 91.1 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1831
Inscribed at upper right in graphite: "20 feathers to the Tail --"; birds numbered in brown ink left and right respectively: "1"; "2"
Male, left; female, right
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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