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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Audubon, John James 26
Descriptions
engraving on paper 13
Names
Print 728
Subjects
Animal 735
Dimensions:
H: 37.5 in, width: 25 in, Frame height: 42.25 in, Frame width: 29.5 in
Title:
White-headed Eagle
Credit Line:
Bequest of Robert D. Coe
Gloss:
Audubon drew his birds, such as this young bald eagle, in watercolor. Then Havell engraved the image on a copper plate and printed it with black ink. Studio assistants would add color by hand, following the colors in Audubon's original drawing.
Inscription:
LC: White-headed Eagle/Falco Leucocephalus.Linn., UL: No 2, UR: Plate CXXVI
Remarks:
Sheet trimmed - inscriptions which should be on bottom have been trimmed off
Accession Number:
49.85

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