American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis), Study for Havell pl. no. 33
Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and black ink with touches of pastel and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 18 9/16 x 11 3/4 in. (47.1 x 29.8 cm)Mat: 29 x 23 in. (73.7 x 58.4 cm)
Male above; female below
Purchased for New-York Historical by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Erased inscriptions at lower left; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
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