Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus) and Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera)
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and collage with touches of gouache, black ink, and glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 16 3/4 x 10 5/8 in. (42.5 x 27 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscribed at middle left in graphite: "Blue Yellow winged / Warbler -- Male -- / F. nearly the Same ---"; at lower left: "Porcelia triloba"[in Maria Martin's hand?]; below in brown ink: "No 69"; at lower center: "Blue-winged Yellow Warbler / Silvia Solitaria / Black Eye[d-crossed out] -- Binder Warbler"; below in graphite: "Henderson April 20th 1815"; at middle right: "Published / in first Vol. ---"; below[crossed out]: "Plate 200"; at lower right in graphite: "Sylvia (daenis) pendul[erased] / Sylvia Daenis pendulina"; below in brown ink: "Drawn by J.J. Audubon"
The background flora has been identified as
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.