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Brown Pelican

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Brown Pelican

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: 6 15/16 x 10 15/16 inches (17.6 x 27.8 cm)
Classification: Prints
Inscribed: No. 85. (upper left); Pl. 424. (upper right); Lithd. Printed & Cold. by J.T. Bowen, Philada (lower right); CP/ Brown Pelican/ Young first Winter (lower center); Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon F R S F L S (lower left); 29 (upper right, in pencil); 3/ 19 (upper left); M.T. (reverse, in blue watercolor); 69/2/1341/67/201 (lower left, reverse); 51/9/102/190 (upper right, reverse)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 11.1.7.184
Previous Number: 11.1.7.GB
Accession Number: 1965.1.126.GB
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