Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, gouache, white lead pigment, black ink, and black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 37 7/16 x 25 9/16 in. (95.1 x 64.9 cm)Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Adult, breeding plumage
Purchased for New-York Historical by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 18[?]
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