Canada Goose (Branta canadensis), Havell plate no. 201

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis), Havell plate no. 201
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis), Havell plate no. 201
Title
Canada Goose (Branta canadensis), Havell plate no. 201
Date 
c. 1821; 1833
Medium 
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, collage, black ink, and black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 38 5/16 x 26 in. (97.3 x 66 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.201
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Drawn from Nature / by. J.J.Audubon. / F.R.S. S."; to right: "Canada Goose. / Anser canadensis, Viell. / Male 1. Female 2"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
Gallery Label 
left bird ca. 1821; right bird probably painted in Boston February 1833; Mrs. Pierre Jay, NYC owns watercolor drawn Boston February 1833 (see negative number 27927)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group