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Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita), Havell plate no. 162

Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita), Havell plate no. 162
Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita), Havell plate no. 162
Title
Zenaida Dove (Zenaida aurita), Havell plate no. 162
Date 
1832
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, gouache, and black ink with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 29 3/16 x 21 in. (74.1 x 53.3 cm) Mat: 41 x 31 in. (104.1 x 78.7 cm)
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.162
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN
Inscriptions 
Birds numbered in graphite lower and upper respectively: "1"; "2"; at upper right in graphite: "62[5?]"; at center: "Bill dark under / m... / wings brown edges with pale blue..."; at lower left: "deep carmine"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Pond-apple or Alligator-apple tree (Anona glabra)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group