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

Object Number: 
1863.17.118
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)
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"
Description: 
Male, above; female, below
Gallery Label: 
The background flora has been identified as Sweetbay (Magnolia viriniana)
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