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Audubon’s Aviary: Parts Unknown (Part II of The Complete Flock)

March 21, 2014 - May 26, 2014

Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Havell plate no. 271; two studies of a foot

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Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Havell plate no. 271; two studies of a foot
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Havell plate no. 271; two studies of a foot
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Havell plate no. 271; two studies of a foot
Title
Magnificent Frigatebird (Fregata magnificens), Havell plate no. 271; two studies of a foot
Date 
1832
Medium 
Watercolor, graphite, pastel, and black ink with touches of red gouache[at corner of eye] and glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions 
Paper: 38 1/4 x 25 3/16 in. (97.2 x 64 cm)Mat: 53 x 39 in. (134.6 x 99.1 cm)
Credit Line 
Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number 
1863.17.271
Marks 
Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1831
Inscriptions 
Inscribed at lower center in graphite[erased]: "Center this Bird."; at lower right in brown ink below studies: "foot above,"; to right: "foot beneath"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group