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Canvasback Duck

Artist: John James Audubon (American, 1785 - 1851)

Lithographer: John T. Bowen (1801 - 1856)

Date: c. 1839
Medium: lithograph on white wove paper, hand-colored
Octavo: 10 3/4 × 6 7/8 inches (27.3 × 17.5 cm)
Classification: Prints
Inscribed: No. 79. (upper left); Pl. 395. (upper right); [tear] by J.T. Bowen, Phila (lower right); C.P./ Canvas Back Duck/ 1. Male. 2. Female./ VIEW OF BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (lower center); Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon F.R.S.F.L.S. (lower left); 21/15/43 (upper left); + 29 (upper center); 24 (left center); 29/22/20/23/30/124 (lower right, reverse); 17/7/9/8/3/5/9 (center, reverse)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number:
Accession Number: 1965.1.126.FO
Previous Number: 11.1.7.FO
Provenance: Purchased September 11, 1957 through (Nada Kramar, Washington, D.C.) by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
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