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American Hare in Summer / LL "J.J.A."

Identifier: Art Survey No. 1359

Scope and Contents

Summer, Lepus Americanus. Two individuals running to left. Upper hare above and to left of smaller one. No background. Inscription: LL "Lepus Americanus 3 Oct. 1841/from Sara Cummings of Pittsfield (N.Y.? or N.H.)" LR "Young drawn Oct. 12, 1841." Frame: Dark brown wood, matted, glazed.


  • 1841



1 Item : artwork : watercolor on paper ; 20 1/2 x 34 3/4 inches

Language of Materials



Fair (2). Restored 1985, Wunderlich & Co.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Audubon, Maria and Florence; 1916?

Related Materials

Negative #36344.

Publications About Described Materials

Audubon, J.J. and Bachman, J. 1854. "The quadrupeds of North America." Vol. 1. New York, 1854. plate 11, pp. 93, 106; Ford, A. 1951. "Audubon's animals." New York. p. 34.

Exhibitions Note

1982, Grey Art Gallery, N.Y. University; 1985-1988 AMNH "Science into Art"; 1990, Newark Museum.

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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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