Museum Early Closure

The Museum will close ​early ​at 6​​pm on Fri, Jan 20​ and reopen at 3pm on Sat, Jan 21.

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John James Audubon, American Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber), Study for Havell pl. 431, 1838. Watercolor, graphite, gouache, black ink, and pastel with glazes on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.431

John James Audubon, Great Egret (Ardea alba), Study for Havell pl. 386, 1832. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, collage, gouache, white lead pigment, and black ink with scraping on paper, laid on card. Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.386

John James Audubon, Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber), Study for Havell pl. 397, ca. 1837. Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and pastel with touches of black ink and selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.397

John James Audubon, Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus), Study for Havell pl. 379, 1836–37. Watercolor, graphite, black ink, and gouache with touches of pastel and selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.379

John James Audubon, Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), Study for Havell pl. 366, ca. 1835–36. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, gouache, and black ink with scratching out and touches of glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.366

John James Audubon, Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) and Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea), Study for Havell pl. 354, 1836–37. Watercolor, graphite, and gouache with touches of black ink and selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.354

John James Audubon, Chestnut-backed Chickadee (Poecile rufescens), Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus), and Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus), Study for Havell pl. 353, 1836. Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and black ink with touches of pastel, scratching out, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.353

John James Audubon, Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus), Study for Havell pl. 356, 1820; ca. 1836. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and collage with touches of gouache and black and brown inks, scratching out, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.356

John James Audubon, Great Gray Owl (Strix nebulosa), Study for Havell pl. 351, ca. 1834–36. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.351

John James Audubon, Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica), Study for Havell pl. 346, ca. 1834. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, black chalk, and gouache with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.346

John James Audubon, Green Heron (Butorides virescens), Study for Havell pl. 333, ca. 1821–22. Watercolor, graphite, collage, pastel, gouache, and black ink with scratching out and selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.333

John James Audubon, Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula), Study for Havell pl. 342, ca. 1832–34. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.342

John James Audubon, Yellow Rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis), Study for Havell pl. 329; sketch of a feather, 1821; 1830s. Oil, graphite, watercolor, black ink, and pastel on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.329

John James Audubon, Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea), Study for Havell pl. 336, 1831. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black ink, collage, black chalk, and gouache with touches of white lead pigment, scratching out, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card . New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.336

John James Audubon, Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus), Study for Havell pl. 326, 1833. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, black ink, collage, and gouache with scratching out and scraping on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.326

John James Audubon, Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), Study for Havell pl. 321, ca. 1831–32; 1836. Watercolor, graphite, gouache, and black ink with touches of glazing on paper, laid on Japanese paper. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.321

John James Audubon, Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors), Study for Havell pl. 313, 1822; 1830s. Watercolor, oil, pastel, black ink, and graphite with selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.313

John James Audubon, Anhinga (Anhinga anhinga), Study for Havell pl. 316; sketch of a neck and head, 1822; 1836. Watercolor, black ink, graphite, pastel, and collage with scraping and selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.316

John James Audubon, American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos), Study for Havell pl. 311, ca. 1831–32. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black chalk with touches of black ink, scratching out, and scraping on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society,Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.311

John James Audubon, American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos), ca. 1831. Watercolor, graphite, gouache, black ink, and pastel with scraping and touches of glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.18.36

John James Audubon, Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea), Study for Havell pl. 307; sketch of a second bird, ca. 1832. Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache, scratching out, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.307

John James Audubon, Common Tern (Sterna hirundo), Study for Havell pl. 309, ca. 1834. Watercolor, graphite, and black ink with touches of gouache on paper, laid on card. New-York Historical Society, Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon, 1863.17.309

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