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American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Havell plate no. 142

American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Havell plate no. 142
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Havell plate no. 142
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Havell plate no. 142
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Havell plate no. 142
Title
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius), Havell plate no. 142
Date 
1829
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, black chalk, and black ink with touches of gouache and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 29 3/8 x 21 1/8 in. (74.6 x 53.7 cm) Mat: 40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm)
Description 
Females, above and left; male, lower right
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.142
Inscriptions 
Birds numbered in graphite lower and upper respectively: "1"; "2"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Butternut (Juglans cinerea)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group