John James Audubon (After)
YELLOW CROWNED HERON (CCCXXXVI)
Hand-colored aquatint, engraving and etching, 1836, by R. Havell, on wove paper with the J Whatman 1838 watermark, framed
sheet: 970 by 650 mm 38 1/8 by 25 1/2 in
Acquired from Victor Audubon in 1850 by the City of New York;
Sotheby's, New York, John James Audubon The Birds of America, October 18-19, 1985, sale 5373, lot 336, with the accompanying certificate of Provenance signed by Mayor Edward I. Koch.