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American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)

Object Number: 
ca. 1821
Watercolor, pastel, and graphite with selective glazing and scraping on paper, laid on card
Paper: 16 1/4 x 21 1/16 in. (41.3 x 53.5 cm) Mat: 27 x 35 in. (68.6 x 88.9 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink[cut]: "No 77--"; erased inscriptions in lower register
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group