Cooper's Hawk (Accipter cooperii), Havell plate no. 36
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, and black ink with touches of gouache, scratching out, and selective glazing on two sheets of paper, laid on card
Paper: 38 5/8 x 18 5/8 in. (98.1 x 47.3 cm)
Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Second year male and adult female. Audubon originally called this bird the Stanley Hawk after Lord Stanley (Edward Smith Stanley, 13th Earl of Derby, 1775-c.1852). The bird was named after William Cooper (1798
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Birds numbered lower and upper respectively in brown ink: "1"; "2"
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