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Inscription

lower left verso in graphite by unknown hand: L-

text at top on stone:
No. 16. / Plate LXXVIII.

text at bottom on stone:
Drawn from Nature by J.J. Audubon. FRS. FLS. / Cervus Macrotis, Say. / Black-Tailed Deer. / Female - Summer Pelage. / Lithd. Printed & Cold. by J.T. Bowen. Philada. 1845.

Marks and Labels

stamped lower left verso in red ink: 91377

Provenance

(Kennedy & Co., New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Exhibition History
1968
Birds and Beasts: An Exhibition of Naturalist Art, Pensacola Art Center, Florida, 1968, no. 1
Bibliography
1845
Audubon, John James, and Rev. John Bachman. The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America. New York: John James Audubon, 1845-1848, pl. 78 (LXXVIII).
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