American Robin (Turdus migratorius), Havell plate no. 131
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, black ink, pastel, and black chalk with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 37 1/8 x 25 15/16 in. (94.3 x 65.9 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Robin. male 1. female 2 & Young -- 3 4 5 6 7. / Turdus migratorius -- / [E]gg Harbour -- July 2d / J.J.A F…."; lower left bird numbered: "3"
Female, above; male, left center; nestlings, lower group
The background flora has been identified as Chestnut oak (Quercus prinus)
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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