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Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora pinus), Havell plate no. 20

Object Number: 
1863.17.20
Date: 
1822
Medium: 
Watercolor, pastel, and graphite with touches of black ink and gouache on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 19 x 11 3/4 in. (48.3 x 29.8 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite[erased]: "No. 4 / Plate 20"; at upper right: "Male / 1"; at middle right: "Female / 2"; at upper right corner: "20"
Description: 
Female above; male below
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as probably Hibiscus lasiocarpus.
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