Green-winged Teal (Anas carolinensis), Havell plate no. 228

Object Number: 
1863.17.228
Date: 
1822
Medium: 
Watercolor, oil, graphite, black ink, pastel, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 14 3/16 x 18 9/16 in. (36 x 47.1 cm) Mat: 23 x 29 in. (58.4 x 73.7 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1818
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink[cut]: "[Jo]hn J Audubon from Nature / Orleans Feby. 1822"; at left of lower center: "Weight of Female 10 Ounces. / Length. -- 13 3/4 Inches / Breadth. 22 1/2 -- " / Legs Beyond -- 1/2 -- " "; at lower center: "Green-Winged Teal / Anas Crecca / Sarcelle d'hyver at New orleans."; at lower right: "Weight of Male 10 Oz. / Breadth …. 2 feet / Length ….... 1 " 2 3/4 In."; at upper right in graphite: "No 46. / Plate 229."
Description: 
Female, left; male, right
Credit Line: 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group