Solitary Vireo (Vireo solitarius), Havell plate no. 28

Object Number: 
1863.17.28
Date: 
1822
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, pastel, and black ink with selective of glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 19 3/16 x 11 13/16 in. (48.7 x 30 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Drawn from nature by John. J. Audubon / Louisianna December --"; at lower center: "Solitary Flycatcher. / Muscicapa Solitaria"; upper and lower birds identified in graphite respectively: "Male / 1"; "Female 2"; at center next to tail feathers: "12"; at upper right corner: "20"
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Cane (Arundinaria gigantea).
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