Sparrowhawk (Accipter nisus), Adult Male
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Inscribed along left edge vertically: Autre espervier 11[lines above and below] 24
Verso at lower left in gray wash: 9/f.s.
Watercolor, gouache, white lead pigment, and black ink over black chalk on ivory paper, laid on paper, formerly laid on an album page
Overall: 15 3/8 x 11 3/4 in. (39.1 x 29.8 cm), irregular
Gift of Nathaniel H. Bishop
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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