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American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis), Study for Havell plate 33

John James Audubon1824

New-York Historical Society

New-York Historical Society
New York, NY, United States

The background flora has been identified as Bull thistle (Cirsiun vulgare).

Details

  • Title: American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis), Study for Havell plate 33
  • Creator: John James Audubon
  • Date Created: 1824
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 18 9/16 x 11 3/4 in. (47.1 x 29.8 cm)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Medium: Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and black ink with touches of pastel and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
  • Art Form: Drawing
  • Object Number: 1863.17.33
  • Credit Line: New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon

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