Watercolor, black ink and gouache on ivory paper, laid on paper, formerly laid on an album page
Overall: 11 5/16 x 8 3/8 in. (28.7 x 21.3 cm), irregular
Inside cover of Album 1 contains a printed catalogue description reading: "Drawings of European Birds, a Collection of upwards of 200 Drawings, most beautifully executed colours, of European Birds, taken from Nature, and most faithfully copied with a view
Inscribed along left edge vertically: 71. /58/
At upper right: L'autheur. / B. Textor.
At center right: Le peintre. / Pierre Vase, aliâs Cruche. / L'escrivain / Thomas Huilier.
At lower right: De eodem. / Cornici valde cognatus mole, rotundo / Præditus est rostro Graculus & rutilo.
Gift of Nathaniel H. Bishop
The Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, England; John Cassin, Philadelphia, 1869; M.Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, 1872; Nathaniel H. Bishop, Toms River, New Jersey
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