Great Egret (Ardea alba)

Object Number: 
1863.18.30
Date: 
1821
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, white lead pigment, black ink, and black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 37 7/16 x 25 9/16 in. (95.1 x 64.9 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 18[?]
Description: 
Adult, breeding plumage
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as
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