Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Havell plate no. 16

Object Number: 
1863.17.16
Date: 
1820-c. 1824
Medium: 
Watercolor, pastel, collage, graphite, and black ink with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 24 1/4 x 37 7/16 in. (61.6 x 95.1 cm) Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm)
Description: 
Male, left with male Green-winged Teal; female, right with Gadwall Duck
Gallery Label: 
female painted December 27, 1820 on the Mississippi River; the male and the two ducks were painted several years later.
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