Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva), Second Summer
Watercolor, black ink and gouache on ivory paper, formerly laid on an album page
Overall: 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (31.8 x 24.8 cm), irregular
Inside cover of Album 1 contains a printed catalogue description reading: "Drawings of European Birds, a Collection of upwards of 200 Drawings, most beautifully executed colours, of European Birds, taken from Nature, and most faithfully copied with a view
Inscribed along left edge vertically: /36/ 43 / 46[crossed out] At upper center: ficedula fubien[? crossed out] furua minor
Gift of Nathaniel H. Bishop
The Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, England; John Cassin, Philadelphia, 1869; M.Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, 1872; Nathaniel H. Bishop, Toms River, New Jersey
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