Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)? or Legendary Eagle
Watercolor and black ink on ivory paper, formerly laid on an album page
Overall: 15 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (39.4 x 28.6 cm), irregular
Avian Study. An Eagle as per Kinzelbach or a legendary species, originating from Aristotle, see Belon, Commentary p.407
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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