Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Havell plate no. 16
Watercolor, pastel, collage, graphite, and black ink with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 24 1/4 x 37 7/16 in. (61.6 x 95.1 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Male, left with male Green-winged Teal; female, right with Gadwall Duck
female painted December 27, 1820 on the Mississippi River; the male and the two ducks were painted several years later.
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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