Bat; sketch of an ear

Bat; sketch of an ear
Title
Bat; sketch of an ear
Date 
c. 1841
Medium 
Watercolor, pastel, and graphite with scratching out on sketchbook paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 7 5/8 x 13 1/8 in. ( 19.4 x 33.3 cm )
Description 
A view of the front of a bat that Audubon called Vespertilio noctincycius [?], LeConte. Includes a small graphite detail of the ear structure.
Object Number 
Z.3307
Marks 
inscription: brown ink l.r. Vespertilio/noctincycuis [?] LeConte/ v. Audubonii Harlan
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at middle right in brown ink: "Vestpertilio / nocturcycius[?] Le Conte / V. Audubonii Harlan"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group