Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus), Havell plate no. 4

Object Number: 
1863.17.4
Date: 
1824
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, black ink, and pastel with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm) Sheet: 18 7/8 in. × 12 in. (47.9 × 30.5 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Erased inscriptions in lower register
Description: 
Males above; female below
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