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Sharp-tailed Grouse

Identifier: Art Survey No. 1363

Scope and Contents

Two individuals in profile, one foot raised, one on nest. Background of sky, hills and grass. Painted in Edinburgh, Tympanuchus phasianellus. Inscription: Label on back "Scotch Grouse painted by J.J. Audubon." Frame: Blue wood frame, glazed.


  • 1828


Biographical / Historical

Born in: Haiti; Died in: NY.


1 Item : painting : oil on canvas ; 20 ?/? x 25 3/4 inches

Language of Materials



Fair (2).

Condition History: 1965, Kennedy Galleries; 1985, Wunderlich & Co.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Related Materials

Negative #FARL#53791.

Publications About Described Materials

Copy of folio plate in, Audubon, John James. "The Birds of North America." Folio. London. 1827-38, plate 382.

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

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