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Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus savana), Study for Havell plate 168; sketch of a feather

John James Audubon1832

New-York Historical Society

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

The background flora has been identified as Loblolly-bay (Gordonia lasianthus).

Details

  • Title: Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus savana), Study for Havell plate 168; sketch of a feather
  • Creator: John James Audubon, Other Artist: Maria Martin
  • Date Created: 1832
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet (paper): 21 9/16 x 14 1/8 in. (54.8 x 35.9 cm)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Medium: Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
  • Art Form: Drawing
  • Object Number: 1863.17.168
  • Credit Line: New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon

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