Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana), Female or First Winter Male
Watercolor, gouache, and black ink on ivory paper, formerly laid on an album page
Overall: 14 11/16 x 10 5/16 in. (37.3 x 26.2 cm), irregular
Gift of Nathaniel H. Bishop
Inscribed along left edge vertically: /44/
At upper center: L'Hortolan
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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