Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria), Havell plate no. 289
Watercolor, collage, graphite, gouache, and pastel with touches of black ink, scratching out, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 14 9/16 x 20 7/8 in. (37 x 53 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "Long as these... / 2 legs."; birds numbered in brown ink right and left respectively : "1"; "2"; verso has extensive illegible inscriptions
Winter plumage, left; summer plumage, right
Composition reworked and pasted on background at a later date
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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