American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)

American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)
Title
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)
Date 
ca. 1821
Medium 
Watercolor, pastel, and graphite with selective glazing and scraping on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 16 1/4 x 21 1/16 in. (41.3 x 53.5 cm) Mat: 27 x 35 in. (68.6 x 88.9 cm)
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.18.18
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink[cut]: "No 77--"; erased inscriptions in lower register
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group