1. Wood Thrush. 2. Red-Breasted Thrush or Robin. 3. White-Breasted Black-Capped Nuthatch. 4. Red-Belled Black-Capped Nuthatch, from the book American Ornithology
Alexander Lawson, American, 1773 - 1846
after Alexander Wilson, English, 1766 - 1813
Hand colored engraving on wove paper
Plate: 13 3/4 × 8 7/8 in. (34.9 × 22.5 cm)
Sheet: 15 5/8 × 11 3/4 in. (39.7 × 29.8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Bradford and Inskeep, Philadelphia
Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe
Not on view
Inscribed, lower left: Drawn from Nature by A. Wilson; lower right: Engrav'd by A. Lawson; lower left to right: 1. Turdus Melodus. Wood Thrush. 2. Turdus Migratorius. Red-breasted Thrush or Robin. 3. Sitta Carolinensis. White-Breasted Black-Capped Nuthatch. 4. Sitta Varis. Red-bellied Black-Capped Nuthatch.
American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.
Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 152, no. 123.
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