Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea), Havell plate no. 49

Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea), Havell plate no. 49
Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea), Havell plate no. 49
Title
Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea), Havell plate no. 49
Date 
1821
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, and pastel with touches of black ink and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in. (47.8 x 29.1 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Male
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.49
Marks 
Watermark: TURKEY MILLS / JWHATMAN / 1817 [reversed]
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 10. plate 49. / Drawn from Nature by John. J. Audubon / Louisiana August 12th 1821."; at lower center: "Blue Green Warbler Male. / Sylvia Rara / Plant vulgo Spanish Mullbery. / Callicarpa Americana."; at lower left in graphite[erased]: "land"; at lower right[erased]: "... / Plant vulgo Mullber[cut] / Callicarpa americana---"; erased inscriptions in lower register
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Beautyberry (Callicarpa americana).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group