Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina), Havell plate no. 9

Object Number: 
1863.17.9
Date: 
1821
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and gouache with touches of black ink and glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
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)
Inscriptions: 
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"
Description: 
Immature male
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Pheasant's eye (Adonis annua).
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