Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), Havell plate no. 73

Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), Havell plate no. 73
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), Havell plate no. 73
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), Havell plate no. 73
Title
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina), Havell plate no. 73
Date 
1822
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache, scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 18 7/8 x 11 11/16 in. (47.9 x 29.7 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 
1863.17.73
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left: "No 15. plate 73. / Published / 1829. / Weight 1 1/2 oze -- / April 21st 1822. / J.J.A"; at lower right: "Wood Thrush / male 1. F.2. / Turdus mustelinus / Plant Cornus Florida / Vulgo Dog-wood"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
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