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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M10307
People
Robert Havell Jr., British (Reading, England 1793 - 1878 Tarrytown, New York)
After John James Audubon, American (Les Cayes, Haiti 1785 - 1851 New York, NY)
Title
Goshawk and Stanley Hawk
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: The Birds of America: Elephant Portfolio, plate 141
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1835
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/312027
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Hand-colored engraving, etching and aquatint
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
sight: 94.3 x 62.2 cm (37 1/8 x 24 1/2 in.)
framed: 110.2 x 77.5 x 5.1 cm (43 3/8 x 30 1/2 x 2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: in plate, lower left: Drawn from Nature by J. J. Audubon F.R.S. F.L.S.
  • watermark: J. Whatman 1835
  • inscription: in plate, lower left center: Goshawk, / Falco Palumbarius. Linn. / Adult Male 1. Young 2.
  • inscription: in plate, lower right center: Stanley Hawk. / Falco Stanleii. Aud. / Adult. 3.
  • inscription: in plate, upper left: No. 29
  • inscription: in plate, upper right: PLATE CXLI
Provenance
Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, NY, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
M10307
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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