Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis), Havell plate no. 13
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, and black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 19 1/8 x 11 3/4 in. (48.6 x 29.8 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Signed and inscribed at lower left in graphite: "J. J. Audubon / February"; verso inscriptions in brown ink illegible
The background flora has been identified as the Cotton gum (Nyssa aquatica).
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.