Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus), Havell plate no. 127

Object Number: 
1863.17.127
Date: 
1829
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, pastel, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 29 1/4 x 19 1/2 in. (74.3 x 49.5 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right in graphite: "Young 15th August"; birds numbered from upper to lower: "4"; "3"; "1"; "1"
Description: 
Immature males, upper two; adult males, lower two
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Canada yew (Taxus canadensis)
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