Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus), Havell plate no. 71
Watercolor, graphite, oil, collage, pastel, black ink, red chalk, and touches of black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 25 1/16 x 38 9/16 in. (63.7 x 97.9 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Inscribed at middle left in in graphite [erased]: Havell...[illegible]; below in brown ink: "No 15. Plate 71. / Published 1829. --"; at middle left of center: "Winter Hawk. Male adult. / Circus hyemalis. -- / Bull Frog. --"
Frog and hawk's foot are pasted onto the drawing
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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