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Black-Crowned Night Heron or Qua Bird

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Black-Crowned Night Heron or Qua Bird

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 5/8 × 7 inches (27 × 17.8 cm)
Classification: Prints
Inscribed: [tear] o. (upper left); Pl. 363. (upper right); Lithd. Printed & Cold. by J.T. Bowen. Phila. (lower right); CP./ Black-Crowned Night Heron or Qua Bird/ 1. Adult 2. Young (lower center)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 11.1.7.156
Previous Number: 11.1.7.EZ
Accession Number: 1965.1.126.EZ
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