King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa)

Object Number: 
1889.10.1.2
Date: 
c. 1730s
Medium: 
Watercolor, black ink, gouache, and white lead pigment, over traces of gray wash, on ivory paper, formerly laid on an album page
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 9/16 x 9 7/16 in. (29.4 x 24 cm), irregular
Description: 
Avian study
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nathaniel H. Bishop
Provenance: 
The Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, England; John Cassin, Philadelphia, 1869; M.Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, 1872; Nathaniel H. Bishop, Toms River, New Jersey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group