White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis), Havell plate no. 8

White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis), Havell plate no. 8
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis), Havell plate no. 8
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis), Havell plate no. 8
Title
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis), Havell plate no. 8
Date 
1822
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, black ink, and white lead pigment with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 1/4 x 11 13/16 in. (46.4 x 30 cm) Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Description 
Immature above; adult below. This watercolor is one of the latest collaborations between Audubon and Mason.
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.8
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in graphite: "J.J. Audubon / Natchez -- / March 26th…"; at lower right: "Pl. 191. "; erased inscriptions at lower right
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Flowering dogwood (Cornus florida).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group