Pine Siskin (Carduelis pinus), Havell plate no. 180

Object Number: 
1863.17.180
Date: 
1832
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and gouache with touches of black ink and black pastel on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Paper: 21 1/2 x 14 7/16 in. (54.6 x 36.7 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Marks: 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1830
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at lower center in graphite[erased]: "American Siskin / Fringilla Pinus --"; birds numbered in graphite lower and upper respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right corner: "80"
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Larch (Larix laricina)
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