Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus), Havell plate no. 118

Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus), Havell plate no. 118
Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus), Havell plate no. 118
Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus), Havell plate no. 118
Title
Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus), Havell plate no. 118
Date 
1829
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and gouache with touches of black ink and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 13/16 x 11 7/16 in. (47.8 x 29.1 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Male, above; female, below
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.118
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "Warbling Flycatcher. / Male 1. F. 2. / Vireo gilvus -- / New Jersey May 23d -- / J.J.A"; at lower right in graphite[erased]: "Magnolia glauca"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right corner: "18"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Sweetbay (Magnolia viriniana)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group