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Blue Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus), Havell plate no. 361
Date: 1836-37
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Medium: Watercolor, graphite, oil, pastel, and black ink with touches of gouache, scratching out, scraping, and selective glazing on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: Mat: 39 x 53 in. (99.1 x 134.6 cm) Sheet (paper): 23 3/4 × 35 7/8 in. (60.3 × 91.1 cm)
Description: Male, left; female, right.
Credit Line: Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Object Number: 1863.17.361
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Marks: Watermark: JWHATMAN / 1831
Inscribed: Inscribed at upper right in graphite: "20 feathers to the Tail --"; birds numbered in brown ink left and right respectively: "1"; "2"


"John James Audubon's Birds of North America: The Original Watercolors," New-York Historical Society, April 8- September 14, 1985.