California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus), Havell plate no. 426
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, pastel, and gouache with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on Japanese paper
Paper: 38 9/16 x 25 3/8 in. (97.9 x 64.5 cm), irregular
Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
(Havell plate #426)
Gift of Mrs. Gratia Rinehart Waters
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 84. Plate 426. -- / John. J. Audubon / 1838"; at lower center: "Californian Vulture. / Cathartes californianus, Illiger. / Old male."
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