Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus), Havell plate no. 91

Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus), Havell plate no. 91
Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus), Havell plate no. 91
Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus), Havell plate no. 91
Title
Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus), Havell plate no. 91
Date 
1829
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, black ink, gouache, pastel, and black chalk with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 38 3/16 x 25 3/8 in. (97 x 64.5 cm) Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Description 
Male, above; female, below
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.91
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / TURKEY MILL
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower left in brown ink: "No 19. / Plate 91."; at lower center: "Broad-winged Hawk. Male 1. F. 2. / Falco Pennsylvanicus -- / Plant. Juglans porcina / Vulgo. Pig-nut"; birds numbered upper and lower respectively: "1"; "2"
Gallery Label 
The background flora has been identified as Pignut (Carya glabra)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group