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Esquimaux Curlew

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Esquimaux Curlew

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

Lithographer: John T. Bowen (1801 - 1856)

Date: c. 1839
Medium: lithograph on white wove paper, hand-colored
Dimensions:
Octavo: 10 7/8 × 7 inches (27.6 × 17.8 cm)
Classification: Prints
Inscribed: No. 72. (upper left); Pl. 357. (upper right); Lithd. Printed & Cold. by J.T. Bowen, Phila (lower right); W H/ Esquimaux Curlew/ 1. Male 2. Female. (lower center); Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon F.R.S.F.L.S. (lower left); 26 (upper left); 16 (center & lower left); 22 49 27 (upper right); soft (upper right); 80/2/160/40/490 (lower left, reverse); L L Bowen (upper right, reverse)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 11.1.7.152
Accession Number: 1965.1.126.EV
Previous Number: 11.1.7.EV
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
Exhibitions:
  • Drawn to Life: Audubon's Legacy