Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina), Havell plate no. 9
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and gouache with touches of black ink and glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 9/16 x 11 5/8 in. (47.1 x 29.5 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscribed at the lower left in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon. / James Pirrie's Esqr Plantation Louisianna July 1 : 1821"; at lower center: "Louisiana Fly Catcher Male. / Muscicapa Ludoviciana"
The background flora has been identified as Pheasant's eye (Adonis annua).
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.