Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris)

Title:
Alpine Accentor (Prunella collaris)
Date: 
c. 1554-1564
Medium: 
Watercolor, gouache, black ink, and white lead pigment over black chalk on ivory paper, formerly laid on an album page
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 9/16 x 6 15/16 in. (21.7 x 17.6 cm), irregular
Description: 
Avian Study
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nathaniel H. Bishop
Object Number: 
1889.10.4.9
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper right: 14 At lower right: 2. [wavy lines above and below] 9. [wavy lines on four sides]
Provenance: 
The Duke of Devonshire, Chatsworth, England; John Cassin, Philadelphia, 1869; M.Thomas & Sons, Philadelphia, 1872; Nathaniel H. Bishop, Toms River, New Jersey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group