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John James Audubon (1785-1851)

Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

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John James Audubon (1785-1851)
Rose-Breasted Grosbeak
signed and inscribed 'Cornus Florida/315/drawn by J.J. Audubon--' (lower left)--inscribed 'Rose Breasted Gross Beak A.M/Loxia Rosea/Rose Gorge Buffon' (lower right)--inscribed '38' (upper left)
watercolor and pencil on paper
12 x 10 in. (30.5 x 25.4 cm.)
Provenance
The artist.
Thayer Family Collection, Massachusetts, acquired from the above.
Mrs. Evelyn Thayer Burr, Massachusetts, by descent.
Mr. Carleton Burr, Massachusetts, by descent, 1968.
By descent to the present owner, 2003.
Exhibited
New Bedford, Massachusetts, New Bedford Whaling Museum, 1982, on loan.
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum, n.d., on loan.
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Please note the correct medium for this lot is pastel, gouache and pencil on paper.
This lot was executed circa 1811.

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