Barred Owl (Strix varia), Havell plate no. 46
Watercolor, pastel, graphite, black ink, and black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Paper: 37 9/16 x 25 3/8 in. (95.4 x 64.5 cm)
Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Male. Havell plate no. 46 includes an Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) inserted at lower right on branch.
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Inscribed at lower center in brown ink: "Barred Owl. Male adult. / Strix nebulosa. -- / Grey Squirel. / Scurius cinereus. --"
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