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Wolverine / Reverse UL "J.J. Audubon"

Identifier: Art Survey No. 1375

Scope and Contents

Gulo luscus. One individual snarling, facing left, standing or walking slowly on a slope grass, plants, two rotted branches in foreground. Inscription: On back "Wolverine J.J. Audubon - July 3rd, 1841 - New York - no. 6 - plate 26. Original marks pasted on back of mount under the wood backing" On back "Original drawing of the wolverine by John J. Audubon - M.R. Audubon/Plate 26/no. 6." Frame: Gold painted frame, glazed, 3 7/8 wide.


  • 1841


Biographical / Historical

Born in: Haiti; Died in: NY.


1 Item : artwork : watercolor on paper ; 25 1/16 x 35 15/16 inches

Language of Materials



Fair (2).

Condition History: 1965 Kennedy Galleries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Audubon, Maria and Florence; 12/21/1925.

Related Materials

Negative #2A13258, 322986; 4"x5" slide #2822; 35mm slide #2822.

Publications About Described Materials

Audubon, John James and Rev. John Bachman. "The Quadrupeds of North America." Vol. 1-3. New York, 1854, plate 26; Vol. 1, pp. 202-213.

Exhibitions note

1951, National Audubon Society, N.Y.; 1964, Morgan Library; 1964, Utic Art Museum; 1965, France; 1965 "New Jersey and the Artist"

Local Note

AUD-13, A-243.

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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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